Weaponized Data

A weaponized data environment has resulted in a democratic process that favors those with access to money, savvy, and technology. Cambridge Analytica and Trump’s victory are the logical result. But It’s not too late to reclaim our data and our democratic process.

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Deepthi Welaratna
HED Lab Report

Thicket Labs worked with the Center for Global Policy Solutions and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to design and launch the Health Equity Design Lab, which identifies best practices, recommendations and innovative solutions that can deployed by policymakers and the field at large to advance change.

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Deepthi Welaratna
Policy Summit

We brought four dozen thought leaders and community stakeholders together over two days to develop a series of recommendations to address women’s pay and wealth inequities through a health equity lens.

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Deepthi Welaratna
Lifehack Partnership

We are excited to share our newly released report into the 2016 Lifehack Flourishing Fellowship evaluation. This is a co-written blog post by Lifehack & Thicket, providing some background and context to the report, and our learnings from working together.

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Deepthi Welaratna
SXSW 2017 Panel

Thicket Labs worked with Bremmer and Travieso to design a machine learning-based audience engagement solution, previewed at SXSW 2017 at the panel "Future of Film Experience: Seeing Viewer Emotions."

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Deepthi Welaratna
Lifehack Report

For its 2016 cohort, Lifehack worked with Thicket Labs to use data-driven design thinking activities to design a framework for quantitative feedback-based evaluation. In the report, we talk about why traditional evaluation may need to adapt for social innovation lab programs.

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Deepthi Welaratna
Feedback Summit

Thicket Labs will be at the Feedback Summit to talk about the role of feedback in international aid and philanthropy. We'll be presenting on our recent work with Lifehack and demonstrating how the Possibility Engine can help amplify existing collaborations and create opportunities for new ones. 

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Deepthi Welaratna
Creative Quiz

what if it was possible to get past the information gap that limits examples of original programming options to “tried and true” story formats, characters, and casting choices? 

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Deepthi Welaratna
Parsons Elab

a process analysis can help incubators and other types of communities focused on innovation learn more from their existing data and build a stronger understanding of how structural elements of programs are influenced by the people who take part in them -- including experts and advisors who are key in making recommendations. 

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Deepthi Welaratna
AEA Panel

Thicket Labs is at the American Evaluation Association this week, and will be speaking on a panel about evaluation of complexity alongside Kerry Bruce of Pact. 

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Deepthi Welaratna
Talent Match

TechTank connects young technologists from underserved backgrounds to tech industry mentors who can provide targeted support at different stages in their journey. Through pattern recognition and talent matching algorithms, TechTank filters the network to find and recommend promising mentor matches.

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Deepthi Welaratna
Creating Health

The Communities Creating Health series is being featured in the Stanford Social innovation Review over the next few weeks, and Thicket's contribution is "Emerging Tools for Community-Driven Evaluations." 

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Deepthi Welaratna