Unseen and Unsolved: Women Helping Women Through Data Science
March 25, 202112pm ET
In her book “Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men,” Caroline Criado Perez illuminates the ways institutional bias and gendered information gaps impede the development of solutions that materially affect the lives of women. Many of the social problems disproportionately affecting women remain unseen and unsolved. We are convening women who work with and through technology and data science to raise the visibility of and create solutions for these challenges – women committed to helping women.
Ginger Zielinskie, Chief Strategy Officer at data.org moderates a discussion with four powerhouse women in data science for a robust discussion of the challenges and tangible ways women are illuminating unseen problems and delivering innovative solutions with data science and technology.
Inspired by Caroline Criado Perez’ “Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men,” we recently hosted a conversation about the profound impact of both gender data gaps and the lack of data science application to problems affecting the lives of women. As we’ve observed through our program partners, like the…
A thought leader and policy advocate who has challenged outdated beliefs and sparked new solutions to address financial resilience as we age. Her work has changed the way people think about older adult poverty and economic security.
Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet has two decades of experience improving health care outcomes for vulnerable populations and transforming health care delivery at the frontlines. She is the Lead & Executive Director of Merck for Mothers, Merck’s $500M global health initiative to help create a world where no woman has to die while giving life.
Swetha Kolluri is a Data Scientist and Rural Development professional from India. Her work encompasses diverse fields like sustainable agriculture, poverty alleviation, climate change and digital technologies.
Ginger Zielinskie is Chief Strategy Officer of data.org, where she works to bring the power of data science to the world’s most challenging social problems. With over twenty years of experience, Ginger serves as an action-oriented executive leader focused on building strong partnerships to achieve systematic and meaningful change.