Meet the 2014 DSSG Fellows


This year, we’ve expanded our fellow slots by a dozen, from 36 to 48. The fellows come from universities throughout North America, from McGill University in Montreal to Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México in Mexico City, and from schools in Australia, Denmark, and England as well. They study computer science, statistics, psychiatry, engineering, public policy, [...]

Meet the 2014 DSSG Fellows2018-05-12T14:08:39-05:00

Meet the 2014 DSSG Mentors


The Data Science for Social Good mentors are the core of the fellowship. As experienced data scientists from industry and academia, the mentors bring both technical knowledge and real-world experience to the program. They’re helpful guides for the fellows and their projects, and liaisons for the partner organizations. Finding the right people with both technical [...]

Meet the 2014 DSSG Mentors2018-05-12T14:08:40-05:00

Welcome to Data Science for Social Good 2014


Last year, it was just an idea: Bring three dozen students to Chicago and prepare them for a career using data to make the world a better place. But when the Eric & Wendy Schmidt Data Science for Social Good Fellowship was announced in March, it struck a nerve. In less than a month, we [...]

Welcome to Data Science for Social Good 20142018-05-12T14:08:41-05:00