Who We Are
WHO WE AREEstablished in September 2015, the International Organization for Migration’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre was set up to respond to calls for better international migration data and analysis. Data are key to inform migration governance, improve programming and promote a better public understanding of migration.
Our WorkData is key to inform migration governance, improve programming and promote a better public understanding of migration. GMDAC works toward this purpose through activities in knowledge management, data capacity-building and innovation, and data collection and analysis.
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Data and Knowledge Officer
So Young Chang works as Data and Knowledge Officer at IOM’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre in Berlin. Her primary responsibility is supporting the Migration Connection Hub as part of the capacity-building mechanism of the Global Compact for Migration.
So Young holds a Master’s of Development Studies from the Graduate Institute in Geneva and a Bachelor’s of Arts in International Relations from the University of British Columbia. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Sociology on the topic of policies regarding domestic worker migration.
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Thematic Area of Work
Human rights of migrants
Migrant employment and economic activity
Migration and gender
Migration governance and policies