Director of the Data + Feminism Lab and an Assistant Professor of Urban Science and Planning at MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Catherine is interested in creative ways to democratize data science for social justice and has recently written the book Data Feminism together with Lauren F. Klein. She makes public art & design projects, writes software code & research papers, teaches urban planning and computer science students, and runs data storytelling workshops and feminist hackathons. A compulsive collaborator, joiner and organizer, she recently joined the board of directors of Indigenous Women Rising, a group of Native women innovators who are working for equity in health care.
Data Feminism: A Digital Author Talk
Data Feminism offers strategies for data scientists seeking to learn how feminism can help them work toward justice, and for feminists who want to focus on data science.