The data you collect and the algorithms and systems that ingests that data has reverberating impact for generations from those designing/maintaining digital platforms to those making decisions based on these platforms. The social implications of data use, manipulation and understanding are often neglected and minimized. Navigating the extent of credibility in data work remains a key challenge for many organizations. In this webinar, we describe the complexities of data and the multitude of data products produced. We then unpack trust perceptions and realities of working with data. Key questions regarding data work and approaches to answering these questions are also shared. The session concludes with Q&A. Reserve your seat today! Space is limited.
Brandeis Marshall, PhD is a computer science scholar, educator and academic entrepreneur. With 15+ years as a scholar and educator, she's a skilled explainer who has a knack of making difficult concepts easier to understand, regardless of a person's educational background. Dr. Marshall participates in increasing data literacy and understanding, sharing best data practices and broadening participation in computer + data science through speaker and workshop leader engagements. Her interests intersect the racial, gendered and socioeconomic impact of data in technology.
Note: This live webinar is offered free of charge, but approved registration is required. It will also be recorded. The entire, or part, of this webinar may be distributed online.