The annual ICT4D Conferences have proven to be an invaluable opportunity for NGOs, private sector organizations, universities, governmental agencies and foundations to share their experience in using ICT to increase the impact of development programs and to learn from each other.  In 2016, 715 individuals from 76 countries and 301 private sector and public sector and civil society explored the ways to harness the full power of digital solutions to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.  Our thanks to Accenture, Catholic Relief Services, Esri, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, iMerit Technology Services, Inmarsat, IS Solutions, Making All Voices Count, Mercy Corps, Microsoft, NetHope, Oxfam, Pandexio, Qualcom Wireless Reach, RTI International, SimbaNet and World Vision for making that possible.


Deepali Gohil

Northern Rangelands Trust
Data Scientist
Deepali Gohil works as a Data Scientist at the Northern Rangelands Trust. She is responsible for supporting effective and efficient management and implementation of the NRT programs and projects through driving conservation and development results planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting in line with stakeholder requirements. This is done through the Social Conservancy Monitoring and Management System, which is a devolved socio-economic monitoring system that measures program impact and empowers managers and boards of conservancies to track and map impact, and create action plans to address needs and gaps. Deepali has received a BSc. in Ecosystem Science and Policy from the University of Miami in Florida, and a Masters of Economics from the University of Sydney in Australia. She has vast experience in impact monitoring, has worked as a consultant on building capacity on land use carbon project and is currently working on the Northern Rangelands Carbon Project, and has previously run an energy related social enterprise.
She is also interested in mobile data collection platforms and automated reporting using ODK, R, Shiny Apps and AWS to increase efficiency in data usage and application. This expands into Kaizen and improved efficiency using platforms such as Asana, Salesforce and Evernote to manage programs and improve collaboration for tracking tasks and progress, while managing budgets.