Google Cloud Visualize 2030 Data Storytelling Contest 2018


Tell a data story. Visualize a better world.

In collaboration with the World Bank, the United Nations Foundation, and the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, Google Cloud is hosting a data storytelling contest called Visualize 2030.

If you’re a college or graduate student, this is your chance to make an impact on the global community.

The 2030 Agenda

From ending poverty to preserving biodiversity, The 2030 Agenda is made up of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that define a plan of action for people, planet, and prosperity. These goals seek to meaningfully transform three critical areas: ending poverty, helping society, and preserving the environment.

The challenge

Tell a data-driven story that reveals how at least two SDGs influence each other and what actions might be taken in order to reach those goals by 2030.

The reward

The top five eligible submissions will receive:

  • $10,000 (USD) cash prize
  • Announcement during the
    UN World Data Forum
  • Publication by Google Cloud

1 See if you’re eligible

To apply, you must be at least 18 years old and an actively-enrolled student at the college or graduate level. You must also be based in a country in which Data Studio is available. See the Visualize 2030 Official Rules for the full eligibility details.

2 Join the Visualize 2030 Google Group

To access the official data sources and project information that you will need to get started, join the Visualize 2030 Data Stories for the SDGs Google Group.

3 Submit your data story

Once you’re ready to submit your data story, fill out thesubmission form. The submission deadline is September 30, 2018. Contest judges will be selecting a total of five winners to be announced during the UN World Data Forum.

Closing date: 30 September 2018

Apply here!