Data Visualization

Blog of the Data Visualization & Communication Course at OSB-AUB

This is my favorite part about analytics: Taking boring flat data and bringing it to life through visualization” John Tukey

Child Labour in Africa

This is Hamisi, an 11 year who has a career as a miner. Hamisi dropped out of his third year of primary school and left his home village after his father was unable to pay for his uniform and school fees. Although Hamisi's parents have their own half-acre coffee farm,...

Top 10 Highest Payed Athletes Across Different Sports

The Following Visual Shows the Top 10 Highest paid Athletes According to their Salaries in 2018.
Floyd Money MayWeather is the highest paid athlete , due to the fact that he is yet to lose a boxing match in his career , and every boxing game he plays generated millions of revenues.

Undernourishment Sustainability Challenge

This dashboard shows the percentage of people suffering from extreme undernourishment around the world. Unfortunately, there are millions of people who are currently undernourished and food insecurity appears to be increasing in some places like Africa.

Early Marriage and its Effect

Children across the world and especially girls are being forced to getting married at a very early age. This would definitely destroy their dreams, childhood and future. In the following dashboard we will be able to see who are the children that are suffering from...

Child Marriage and Religion

Child marriage continues to be a global problem. In Lebanon, due to the financial, political and health crises, this topic does not even make it to the list of priorities and is neglected more than ever.

Black Lives Matter

Patrick Lynn Warren Sr., Vincent “Vinny” M. Belmonte, Angelo Quinto, Andre Maurice Hill… What do these names mean to you? Probably nothing. Michael Jackson, Oprah Winfrey, Lebron James… you probably got excited just hearing their names. Well, the first group of people...

Start-Up Bureaucracy in the MENA Region

Are bureaucratic laws interfering with Lebanon’s regional competitive ability? Why not harness the power of data to see where things really lie?

Mom Education for Infants’ Survival – Sub Saharan Africa

No girl should be left behind. Female Education is essential and this post will show its importance from a different perspective.

Demographics of Lebanon

The picture is a dashboard showing the population, life expectancy, mortality caused by population and dirty water in Lebanon and other middle eastern countries. It shows where our beloved country stands in terms of these four variables. The second picture is graph showing the impact of delaying social distancing on the total number of cases.

Impact of education on women’s empowerment

“He beat me for a year, he would beat me with a belt, wiper sticks, and an empty trash can. Every time, I would cry and beg him to stop, but he never did” says Nisreen. Growing up in Basra, Nisreen dreamed of pursuing an education, even though girls were not expected...
Child labor and association to poverty

Child labor and association to poverty

What is child labor? By definition is it any type of employment that prevents children from their childhood and dignity, and/or could be harmful to their physical or mental wellbeing. Using the data collected from around the world and presented in the WDIData.csv I...

Lebanon Economic Crisis

Lebanon Economic Crisis

Our topic of discussion is the Lebanese economic crisis which started by end of year 2019 with a total collapse of the public sector services and the dramatical currency devaluation which continues till today where the lebanese lira devaluated by almost 20 times since...

Women in Leadership

Women in Leadership

Introduction In this day and age, women are still vastly underrepresented at the top of business organizations, and also in the roles that lead to the top, progress has been slow even stalled over the last decade. Women should be empowered to walk up to senior...

CO2 Emissions Can Still be Controlled

              CO2 emission is a major cause of climate change. It is the reason behind the increase in fires, flooding and extreme weather conditions. It is a major reason behind the increase in repository diseases and lung cancer....

CO2 Emissions & Global Warming

CO2 Emissions & Global Warming

There is no doubt that global warming is one of the biggest challenges facing humanity, however correlation does not imply causation. Human activities have likely increased atmospheric carbon dioxide, which is a significant factor in global warming. Carbon dioxide...

Renewable Energy in the Arab World

Renewable Energy in the Arab World

With energy and power issues weighing on our daily lives as Lebanese people, we find ourselves constantly engaging in discussions around the topic of lack of electricity, leading to the inevitable “Did you switch to solar power?”...

I AM ON OILS…💧

I AM ON OILS…💧

Contributor: Mazen Eid Introduction " I AM ON OILS " the funniest statement I ever heard for the first time in my life. The story goes back to 2016 when I was visiting my cousins in the US, I was feeling a bit unwell post my trip from New York due to change of...

Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing

Contributors: Karim Ahmad, Razane Hani, Sara Kaddoura, Mohanad Rifai, Wassim Radwan, Ghida Raydan   Social media is defined by its interactivity, connectedness, and user-generated content. In today’s society, the use of social media has become a necessary daily...

Food Insecurity in Lebanon

Food Insecurity in Lebanon

Contributors: Sara Ramadan, Jana El Oud, Wael El Aridi, Mohammad Mohsen, Mahdi Mohammad, Amir Bazzi   Food insecurity, described as a situation in which a household suffers from disruption of food intake or of eating patterns given limited funds and other...

Lebanon: The Crisis & The Opportunities

Lebanon: The Crisis & The Opportunities

Rafic Srouji, Lara Zbibo, Anas Sidani, Dima Daouk, Ziad Moghabghab, Celine Kabbara   As MSBA students, we are used to working with data daily, we are accustomed to hearing about its importance and how it holds the answers to any question we might have. We didn’t...

Climate Change: The Crisis of our time

Climate Change: The Crisis of our time

"People hate to think about bad things happening, so they underestimate their likelihood." what would you do if you know life might go extinct before 2070? you would probably not believe, yet it is actually very very true. According to many experts, if no serious...