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Creating Great Data Visualizations

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  ET

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Data can help you communicate the impact of your programs. By presenting your data visually, you can tell the story behind the numbers. During this webinar we'll share with you the eight principles of communicating with data—from defining your question to designing simple, clear images. We'll also discuss how to choose your visualization and review useful tools that can help you show your impact. By the end of this session you'll have the knowledge you need to create visuals that convince donors, supporters, and your teammates that your work is worth investing in.


Upon completion of this webinar you should be able to:

  • Identify the purpose of visualization for your organization
  • Explain the Eight Principles of Communicating Through Data
  • Choose the right visualization
  • Determine if Excel is right for your needs
  • Walk away with Data Visualization tools

Intended audience:

  • Executive Directors
  • Development Officers
  • Fundraisers
  • Program Directors and Managers
  • Marketers
Laura Quinn

Laura Quinn is an independent consultant, specializing in research for the philanthropic sector and building the capacity of nonprofit networks.  Prior to her consulting work, Laura founded Idealware and served as the Executive Director for nine years. Under her leadership, Idealware partnered with dozens of national organizations, such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Legal Services Corporation, and many more to conduct research into technology topics, from tactical interview based articles to rigorously researched software comparisons to ecosystem level infrastructural analyses.  She has also created internet strategy, selected software, designed interfaces, and conducted user research for multimillion dollar software and website implementations with such companies as Accenture, iXL and L.L.Bean. Laura is a frequent speaker and writer on nonprofit technology topics.


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