Data Week | Diversity As a Data Science Imperative

Upcoming in Atlanta

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Wednesday, 19 May
Atlanta

Atlanta Campus

GA Atlanta, Ponce City Market
675 Ponce De Leon Avenue NE, 2nd Floor
Atlanta GA 30308

Data Week | Diversity As a Data Science Imperative | Atlanta

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Attend the next event on Wednesday, 19 May.

Upcoming in Atlanta

19

Wednesday, 19 May
Atlanta

Atlanta Campus

GA Atlanta, Ponce City Market
675 Ponce De Leon Avenue NE, 2nd Floor
Atlanta GA 30308

About this event

Data science has drastically transformed in recent years, drawing attention to its ability to produce real impact across a number of industries. However, despite its many evolutions, the field has seriously lagged in successes in diversity - with the lowest variety in gender, race, and education diversity in technical fields (https://www.forbes.com/sites/priceonomics/2017/09/28/the-data-science-diversity-gap/#2c5ff90a5f58).

Thus, we're bringing together leaders from Airbnb, R-Ladies, and SurveyMonkey to discuss the impact diversity can have on the field, ranging from AI ethics to the perception of the data scientist role. Following the panel, we'll break out into speaker-led groups for smaller discussions on how we can actively contribute to building diversity in our own work.

6:30pm: Food & Drink Networking
7:00pm: Panel Discussion
b.7:30pm:</b Break-outs with panelists

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