Sending Office: Honorable Yvette D. Clarke
Come join the Progressive Caucus for an in-depth discussion on data ethics and how algorithms impact specific segments of the population from criminal justice reform to education.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 4pm-5:30pm
421 Cannon HOB
Mutale Nkonde (Moderator) works in Congressional District 9 where she specializes in college and career readiness and is interested in developing technology and society curricula for the K-12 social studies community.
Dr. Cathy O’Neil is the author of New York Times Best-Seller,
Weapons of Math Destruction, and is a Data Scientist who worked on algorithms that led to the mortgage meltdown and early online advertising.
Dr. Joan Donovan is a Lead Researcher on Media Manipulation for Data & Society. Her projects look at the rise of the Alt-Right, media manipulation during the 2016 Presidential Election, and complicity of social media companies.
Yeshimabet Milner is the Executive Director of Data for Black Lives, a nation-wide organization of activists, organizers, and mathematicians committed to the mission of using data science to create concrete and measurable change in
the lives of Black people.
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