How to create your own data visualisation: A practical workshop

Free Online Masterclass | Exclusive for Public Servants & Policymakers


Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, the news has been awash with data: numbers of new infections, rates of transmission, global projections of the disease’s spread. The phrase ‘flatten the curve’ has become a commonplace way to refer to Covid-19.

Now more than ever, it is vital that public servants understand the importance of data visualisation. Visualising data can help communicate complex information simply and with clarity – a skill that is vital for public servants and policymakers.

Join this free online workshop to learn how to create your own data visualisation, from start to finish. You’ll learn common pitfalls to avoid and principles to keep in mind, while you work step-by-step through a data visualisation.

During the workshop, you’ll:

  • Get a simple step-by-step plan for creating easy data visualisations
  • Learn how to effectively communicate big ideas using data visualisation
  • Identify common pitfalls to avoid when visualising data
  • Sketch your own data visualisation using what you’ve learnt

Who you’ll hear from:

Rebeca Pop, founder of Vizlogue, a data visualisation and storytelling lab. Rebeca has been providing insights and creating data visualisations for almost 10 years. She has worked as a digital analytics leader for top media and analytics companies, across a diverse set of industries, such as fast food restaurants, consumer packaged goods (CPG) and automotive. For nearly 3 years, she has been teaching Data Visualisation and Storytelling at the University of Chicago and at DePaul University in Chicago.

Who should watch:

Whether you’re new to data visualisation or a seasoned pro looking to pick up new tips, this workshop is for you.

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Interested in collaborating on an email boot camp or workshop with Apolitical? Get in touch at helen.caldwell@apolitical.co.