Data for Black Lives co-founder to speak at the NCSU Libraries
March 18, 2020 –
The Libraries is pleased to welcome Yeshimabeit Milner as our 2020 I.T. Littleton Seminar speaker. She will deliver a public talk on Wednesday, March 18 at 2:00 p.m. in the Hunt Library’s Duke Energy Hall, with a reception to follow at 3:00 p.m.
In her talk, Milner will lead a thought-provoking discussion of the variety of ways data can impact issues of diversity and equity, and explore opportunities for civic engagement through data science. She will also talk about her work with Data for Black Lives, a yearly conference that convenes hundreds of data scientists, computer programmers, racial justice activists, and elected officials to discuss the roles that data can and should play in Black communities.
For more information, please see https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/news/main-news/data-black-lives-co-founder-speak-libraries-march-18