We are excited to announce Dr. Talitha Washington will visit St. Lawrence University as a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar September 25-26, 2023. During her visit, Dr. Washington will be visiting classes, meeting with students, and giving a public lecture open to all Laurentians at 7:30 p.m. ET in Gulick Theatre. If you are not able to join in person, we invite you to enjoy the lecture via Zoom.
Data Science for Social Justice
with Dr. Talitha Washington, Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar
Data science impacts every facet of our lives: from marketing to finance to voting to facial recognition to medical care. What happens if data science develops technology that amplifies societal biases and blatant racism? Dr. Talitha Washington will share her vision of how we can all contribute to bringing true validity to data science.
Dr. Talitha Washington is President of the Association of Women in Mathematics and Director of the National Data Science Alliance. She is the recipient of the 2019 BEYA STEM Innovator Award, the 2019 Outstanding Faculty Award from Howard University, and the 2020 NSF Director’s Award for Superior Accomplishment. She is a Fellow of the Association of Women in Mathematics (AWM), the American Mathematical Society (AMS), and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
This presentation is for a general audience. Laurentians who are unable to join us in person are invited to register for the online Zoom livestream. Those attending in-person do not need to register for the event.
Register for the Zoom livestream by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, September 22 online or by calling the Office of Laurentian Engagement: 888-758-4438. Registered attendees will receive Zoom login information approximately 48-hours prior to the webinar.
Curious to who else will be streaming the event? Check out our "Who's Attending" page.