Gaurav Godhwani

Gaurav Godhwani

Director & Co-founder
CivicDataLab
location_on India

Member since 1 year

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Gaurav Godhwani

Specialises In (based on submitted proposals)
open-data data-for-good open-data-science indian-data data-in-education data-in-judiciary data-in-finance urban-data ai-for-social-good ml-in-social-good time-series-data data-activism

Gaurav Godhwani is the founder of CivicDataLab working with a mission to use open tech, data, design and social science to solve key social challenges and strengthen civic-engagements in India. He is also technical lead at Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability, majorly focussing on Open Budgets India initiative. He has served as co-founder and chapter leader for DataKind Bangalore, building a team of pro-bono data scientists to help nonprofits start projects addressing critical humanitarian problems and explore how data science can be applied to solve these challenges. He has previously led data projects in data-as-a-service startups and e-commerce businesses, later focusing his work towards data-for-good ecosystem. He is a passionate open data and open source contributor.