Women in Data Science

Women in Data Science event is being held at the Isaac Newton Institute on Wednesday 7 December within the New Developments in Data Privacy workshop, part of the current INI programme on Data Linkage and Anonymisation.

The field of Data Science is booming, yet comparatively few women are entering it. Why? What are the obstacles and opportunities facing them if they do? The path to change is challenging, but there are women out there who can testify that it’s possible.

All women and men who work in the field of data science are invited to apply to attend this event which showcases the work of experts in the field.   More details on the event web site.

There will be talks by the following:

  • Prof Sheila Bird (Medical Research Council)
  • Prof Cynthia Dwork (Microsoft Research and Harvard)
  • Prof Yulia Gel (University of Texas at Dallas)
  • Prof Anna Oganian (National Center for Health Statistics)
  • Prof Christina O’Keefe (Commonwealth and Industrial Research Organisation and University of Adelaide)

There will also be a Panel Session with panelists including:

  • Prof Sheila Bird (Medical Research Council)
  • Prof Cynthia Dwork (Microsoft Research and Harvard)
  • Prof Sofia Olhede (UCL)
  • Dr Carola-Bibiane Schonlieb (Cantab Capital Institute for Mathematics of Information, University of Cambridge)
  • Prof Natalie Shlomo (University of Manchester)

The fees for attending this event are as follows: Registration fee including lunch, tea/coffee, and a wine reception: £33.

If you wish to apply for funding to attend this event then please indicate this on your application form.

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