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March 2021

Handmade in Punjab: embroidered data in phulkaris

By |2021-03-30T15:05:40-07:00March 29th, 2021|Personal Stories, Social Justice|

Handmade in Punjab: embroidered data in phulkaris The following Women's History Month guest blog post was written by Sana Ahmed Wilder. Sana is a data visualizer specializing in building capacity of federal and state education agencies. She analyzes and communicates student data using modern visualization and storytelling techniques. Sana lives in [...]

What a Data Scientist Looks Like

By |2021-03-08T16:25:35-07:00March 8th, 2021|Personal Stories, Social Justice|

The following International Women's Day guest blog post was written by Inna Saboshchuk, PhD. Inna is a senior data product manager in the retail industry in NYC.  She previously worked as a data scientist for a SaaS company which uses AI to automate and optimize retail processes. Additionally she taught psychology courses at [...]

February 2021

Anthony Starks on Recreating Du Bois’s Iconic Style

By |2021-02-25T20:21:18-07:00February 25th, 2021|Contests, Social Justice|

Anthony Starks on Recreating Du Bois’s Iconic Style By Allen Hillery Allen would like to acknowledge Anthony Starks for his expert assistance with this article. Earlier this month, Sekou Tyler, Anthony Starks and I thought it was important to recognize the accomplishments of W.E.B. Du Bois. Du Bois’ sophisticated quantitative research leveraging data visualization, [...]

August 2020

Data Literacy is the Key to Helping Underserved Communities

By |2020-08-19T17:41:38-07:00August 19th, 2020|Social Justice|

The Domino Sugar Factory was one of several sugar factories located in Northern Brooklyn. Having once produced more than half the sugar consumed in the US in the early 20th century, this NYC landmark represents the industrial waterfront this area was. Photo: Paul Raphaelson {Note: This blog post was written by Data Literacy Advisory Board member [...]