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World Data League

25 February 2021

The quest to find the best data scientists by solving social-oriented problems (April and May – Virtual Event) 

The first edition of the World Data League , a quest to find the world’s best data scientists, starts this April!

The World Data League is an international competition that wants to bring together brilliant minds from the data science field to solve social-oriented problems.

WDL wants to step up and help with the 11th UN Sustainable Goal – Sustainable Cities and Communities, so this season’s topic is data-driven cities. The teams will use datasets from real cities to find solutions for the presented challenges. All the solutions will be open source, receive honest feedback from specialized mentors, and the insights will be included in a report at the end of the competition. Basically, it’s a win-win situation: it’s good for you, and it’s good for the world.

The League will take place online during April and May. In July, the finalists will gather for the Grand Finale, which will crown the winning team that gets prize money of  €7000. Even if your team doesn’t win the first prize, there are several treats along the way to give you that extra motivation, for a total of 15 000€.

Get more info and apply at worlddataleague.com. Applications will be open until March 15. The final teams will be selected by the end of March.