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Leading women in data science share their work, advice, and lessons learned along the way with Professor Margot Gerritsen from Stanford University. Hear about how data science is being applied and having impact across a wide range of domains, from healthcare to finance to cosmology to human rights and more.

This podcast is brought to you by the Stanford Institute for Computational & Mathematical Engineering (ICME) and Stanford Data Science. Generous support for this podcast and other Women in Data Science initiatives has been provided by Facebook, Intuit, Walmart Global Tech, and Wells Fargo.

Women in Data Science Professor Margot Gerritsen

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 38 Ratings

Leading women in data science share their work, advice, and lessons learned along the way with Professor Margot Gerritsen from Stanford University. Hear about how data science is being applied and having impact across a wide range of domains, from healthcare to finance to cosmology to human rights and more.

This podcast is brought to you by the Stanford Institute for Computational & Mathematical Engineering (ICME) and Stanford Data Science. Generous support for this podcast and other Women in Data Science initiatives has been provided by Facebook, Intuit, Walmart Global Tech, and Wells Fargo.

    Fatima Abu Salem | Applying data science for the public good in Lebanon

    Fatima Abu Salem | Applying data science for the public good in Lebanon

    Fatima Abu Salem, a professor at the American University of Beirut, talks about how the conflict in the region has shaped her life journey and motivates her to apply data science for the public good to address challenges in Lebanon.

    • 33 min
    Louvere Walker-Hannon | Gaining skills and overcoming barriers to a career in data science

    Louvere Walker-Hannon | Gaining skills and overcoming barriers to a career in data science

    Louvere Walker-Hannon, Application Engineering Team Leader at MathWorks, teacher and STEM Ambassador, talks about acquiring skills and overcoming barriers to work in data science.

    • 48 min
    Menglin Cao | Data science in fintech and financial services

    Menglin Cao | Data science in fintech and financial services

    Menglin Cao, Senior VP and Head of AI and NLP Model Development at Wells Fargo, discusses the central role of data science in fintech and financial services, and best practices for success.

    • 29 min
    Karen Hao | Covering AI and Ethics Washing in the Tech Industry

    Karen Hao | Covering AI and Ethics Washing in the Tech Industry

    Karen Hao, Senior Editor at MIT Technology Review, discusses her experiences covering the latest research and social impacts of AI, and ethics washing in the tech industry.

    • 34 min
    Cecilia Aragon | Aerobatic Pilot, Author and Data Scientist

    Cecilia Aragon | Aerobatic Pilot, Author and Data Scientist

    Cecilia Aragon, a professor in the in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering at the University of Washington in Seattle, explains how overcoming her fears to become an aerobatic pilot propelled her forward in her career as a data scientist, professor, and author.

    • 32 min
    Kristian Lum | Applying Statistics to Promote Fairness and Transparency

    Kristian Lum | Applying Statistics to Promote Fairness and Transparency

    Kristian Lum, a statistician and research assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania, describes how following her interests has led her on an everchanging career path across business, public service, and academia.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

godmanchandra ,

Amazing podcast.

This was my first experience and I will keep tune in for more. Thank you very much for such inspiring and engaging talks. With wide range of topics including how we can apply data science and diverse collaboration in fighting against covid-19, improving healthcare, and economic opportunities.

Yumi Maharjan ,

Thankful!!!

Hello Wids team, thank you so much for providing such a wonderful content. It is such an motivation and opportunities for an individual like me who is looking forward to pursue careers in Data Science. As someone who wants to use math in social development projects I wanted to request if you could bring speakers from UNDP or similar platform who can share their journey and what they do in their roles. Once again thank you so much for giving this platform and I really appreciate it!

7es7y ,

Super inspiring!

I enjoyed all conversations and presentations on this podcast! It is super inspiring to get starting on data science as well as connecting with other women in the world !
Keep it up!!!

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