2023 Data Science Leadership Summit
May 8-10, 2023
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Invitation only. Contact us for details.
Keynote Speaker Announced!
AFUA BRUCE is a leading public interest technologist who has worked at the intersection of technology, policy, and society.
Afua is the Principal of the ANB Advisory Group LLC, a consulting firm that supports organizations developing, implementing, or funding responsible data and technology. With her background in software engineering, data science, and artificial intelligence, combined with experience developing and deploying technology in and with communities, Afua incorporates an equity-based framework into her engagements.
Afua is an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University and an affiliate at Harvard Kennedy School’s Berkman Klein Center. Afua’s newest book, The Tech That Comes Next: How Changemakers, Technologists, and Philanthropists can Build an Equitable World, describes how technology can advance equity.
Data Science Organizational Structures
(Institutes vs Departments and Schools)
Chairs: Azer Bestavros (Boston University) and Hridesh Rajan (Iowa State University)
Innovative Partnerships with Industry
Chair: Liz Langdon Gray (Harvard University)
Challenges around hiring faculty
Chair: Jeff Hamrick (University of San Francisco)
Career paths for students
Chairs: Bill Southerland (Howard University) and Amy Yeboah Quarkume (Howard University)
Ramps & Pathways to data science: K12 and community colleges
Chairs: Rachel Saidi (Montgomery College) and Debzani Deb (Winston-Salem State University)
Start: Monday morning, May 8th, 8:30am
Wrap-up: Wednesday May 10th, 3:30pm
University of Virginia
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
University of Washington
Winston-Salem State University
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Liz Langdon Gray
Iowa State University