For Tina Hernandez-Boussard, solving the inequities within our healthcare system is only possible when we ensure that the people who collect, analyze and interpret data to make decisions, are as diverse as those who will be affected by those decisions.
Author: Jacob Smith
Jacob Smith is a third-year student in the Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon pursuing dual degrees in English and ethnic studies. His work is focused on topics surrounding social inequality, discrimination and justice.
Women Data Scientists of the World, Unite!
The Women in Data Science Conference (WiDS) was born of a problem: How can we remove the barriers to success that traditionally bar women from accessing the increasingly critical field of data science? To Margot Gerritsen, professor at Stanford University and co-founder and co-director of WiDS Worldwide, ensuring women can see other women in the field will help them destroy the myth that data science is a field exclusively for men
The WiDS conference will be held on March 7, 2022—the day before International Women’s Day. Tune into WiDS Worldwide Livestream throughout the day to watch keynotes, tech talks, panel discussions and meet-the-speaker interviews.