Data and Technology for Social Good: What Works, What Doesn't, and What Bayes Impact Is Doing about It

Data Science Lecture Series

Lecture

December 12, 2014
1:00pm to 2:30pm
190 Doe Library
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Data is a hot topic these days and so is "social good," but not many people think critically about what having impact actually entails. Bayes Impact engages on a range of projects in the social sector where we think data science can be a key lever. Interestingly, this also means knowing when data, or technology in general, is not the most critical piece.

Speaker(s)

Everett Wetchler

Data Scientist
Bayes Impact

Formerly VP of Engineering at Kensho Finance and Senior Software Engineer at Google(.org), Everett's main passions in life are empowering people and ice cream, in no particular order.