Event Categories: 2021 vNCWIT Summit on Women and IT

Conversations for Change with Lisa D. Cook + vNCWIT Summit Pioneer in Computing Award Celebration

Date: May 28, 2021

Time: 12:00PM - 2:00PM

Lisa D. Cook, Lucy Sanders, Gladys West, Terina-Jasmine Alladin 12:00PM - 1:00PM | Conversations for Change with Lisa D. Cook Lisa D. Cook is a Professor of Economics and International Relations at Michigan State University. She was the first Marshall Scholar from Spelman College and received a second B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from […]
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Conversations for Change | #YesWeCode: Race, Gender & The Digital Divide

Date: May 26, 2021

Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Van Jones CNN Host and Dream Corps Founder Van Jones created #YesWeCode to find real solutions. Housed at Dream Corps Unlimited, #YesWeCode is working to help 100,000 young adults of color – both women and men – find employment in the technology sector. Learn from the many insights that Van has gleaned by working directly […]
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Conversations for Change | Bad Algorithms & The Ethical Matrix

Date: May 24, 2021

Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Cathy O’Neil Algorithms can embed bias, they can propagate or even exacerbate inequality, or they can just be plain inaccurate. How do we keep track of all the potential problems? How do we make sure the algorithms we build "work well"? What do we even mean by that? In this talk, Cathy O'Neil will introduce […]
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