2015 Fellow Profiles: Elissa Redmiles & Esha Maharishi

2018-05-12T14:08:03-05:00

Data Science for Social Good is organized around projects, fixed-length efforts designed to produce a practical solution or product at the end of the summer. For many academics, used to open-ended research that typically makes it mark incrementally or over the long term, this more focused approach can be a jarring shift. But many DSSG [...]

2015 Fellow Profiles: Elissa Redmiles & Esha Maharishi2018-05-12T14:08:03-05:00

2015 Fellow Profiles: Amy Hepner & Kerstin Frailey

2018-05-12T14:08:03-05:00

From the beginning, education has been one of the primary focus areas of Data Science for Social Good. In 2013, we helped Mesa Public Schools detect and address “under-matching,” when a graduating student applies to colleges below their qualifications. Last year, we worked with Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland, improving the performance of their [...]

2015 Fellow Profiles: Amy Hepner & Kerstin Frailey2018-05-12T14:08:03-05:00

2015 Fellow Profiles: Ryan Kappedal and Talia Kaufmann

2018-05-12T14:08:04-05:00

Building a data science for social good community means welcoming in people from all stages of their education and career. Training undergraduates and grad students at the onset of their life in the workforce offers valuable preparation for their first jobs after school, whether those lie in the non-profit, public, or tech sectors. But it’s [...]

2015 Fellow Profiles: Ryan Kappedal and Talia Kaufmann2018-05-12T14:08:04-05:00

2015 Fellow Profiles: Eduardo Blancas Reyes & Eugenia Giraudy

2015-12-06T23:11:25-06:00

Data science is an increasingly global pursuit. During the first two years of Data Science for Social Good, we’ve welcomed fellows from Canada, Mexico, Israel, Australia, Colombia, Germany, Brazil, Italy, India, and China, and received applications from dozens of additional nations. This year’s program is no less international with Mexico, Argentina, Austria, Brazil, India, Germany, [...]

2015 Fellow Profiles: Eduardo Blancas Reyes & Eugenia Giraudy2015-12-06T23:11:25-06:00