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Activity Number: 566 - Teaching Data Science for Good: How University-Based Initiatives Are Shaping Future Statisticians’ Societal Impact
Type: Invited
Date/Time: Thursday, August 6, 2020 : 3:00 PM to 4:50 PM
Sponsor: Section on Statistical Consulting
Abstract #309329
Title: "Data for Good" at Columbia's Data Science Institute
Author(s): Tian Zheng*
Companies: Columbia University
Keywords: data for good; outreach; research experience for undergraduates

In this talk, I will present a few initiatives at Columbia's Data Science Institute that promote "data for good." In particular, I will present our efforts on Data Ethics Education and a new "data for good" scholars program that connects undergraduate students with data-driven projects from non-profit organizations.

Authors who are presenting talks have a * after their name.

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