Water and Social Justice in California

Below is an excerpt from “Newtonia,” a blog written by one of our BGI alums, William Harding. William currently works with Nielsen Media Research and nonprofits in Seattle. He has a lifelong passion for communicating the value of data in our decisions, and developing tools that help organizations make decisions that improve the human condition.

“A team of students at Bainbridge Graduate Institute and I devised a plan to measure social inequities in water consumption. As a social justice issue, we used data from the United States Geological Survey and data from the United States Census to demonstrate wide disparities between amounts of water among different ethnic groups in California. The project won the class competition. I think that this is an excellent example of using data to solve a presumably subjective question…”

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