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Thursday, October 7
Thu, Oct 7, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Opening Remarks and Plenary Presentation 1

Strategic Leadership in the Pursuit of Data Science for Black Lives (310025)

*Talitha Washington, Clark Atlanta University and Atlanta University Center 

Talitha Washington is the inaugural director of the Atlanta University Center Data Science Initiative and a full professor of mathematics at Clark Atlanta University. As director, she oversees and provides strategic direction and coordination of data science research, education, and industry engagement across four historically black colleges and universities—Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Spelman College—and the AUC Woodruff Library. This new initiative seeks to provide data-driven solutions to current and emerging societal problems, especially as it pertains to the African-American community.