2020 Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference

Women in Data Science (WiDS)


March 2, 2020
8:45am to 5:00pm
Stanford, CA


Updated March 20, 2020: WiDS Stanford and WiDS Berkeley videos now available.


On March 2, 2020, 400+ people gathered at Stanford University, with thousands more participating at WiDS regional events worldwide and online. All of the video sessions are now available online - watch the recorded livestream and individual WiDS Stanford speaker presentations, along with video interviews by theCube, WiDS media collaborators. Learn more: widsconference.org.


The UC Berkeley School of Information and CITRIS partnered with Stanford University to bring the Women in Data Science (WiDS) conference to Berkeley, California. All of the video sessions are now available online. On-location sessions feature distinguished scholars and practitioners from Berkeley and across the Bay Area. The Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference is an annual one-day technical conference based at Stanford, which brings together data scientists and professionals in adjacent fields from around the globe to discuss the latest research and applications of data science in a broad set of domains. Participants learn how leading-edge companies are leveraging data science for success and connect with potential mentors, collaborators, and others in the field. Sponsored by CITRIS and the Banatao Institute; Berkeley Research, Teaching, and Learning; the Berkeley Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society; and the Berkeley School of Information.

Updated March 2, 2020:
Join WiDS livestreaming worldwide.

Original post, October 25, 2019:
The 5th annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference will be held on March 2, 2020, at Stanford University. This one-day technical conference features outstanding women doing outstanding work in data science. Speakers and panelists are from academia, industry, non-profits, and government, representing a wide variety of domains. All genders are welcome and encouraged to attend. The WiDS initiative aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and to support women in the field. The event will also be live-streamed at other locations around the Bay Area.

2020 WiDS Stanford  Stanford University, Stanford, CA
2020 WiDS Berkeley  Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley, CA
2020 WiDS Livermore  LLNL HPC Innovation Center, 6475 Greenville Road, Livermore, CA 94550