Women in Data Science, Berkeley

WiDS Berkeley: Women in Data Science at UC Berkeley

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Monday, March 8, 2021 to Thursday, March 11, 2021

Sponsored by the School of Information; Division of Computing, Data Science and Society; One IT; D-Lab; Research IT; Research, Teaching, and Learning; UC Berkeley Library

Join us for a series of events celebrating Women in Data Science at UC Berkeley. WiDS Berkeley is an independent event that is organized by the UC Berkeley WiDS ambassadors part of the annual WiDS Worldwide conference organized by Stanford University and an estimated 150+ locations worldwide, which features outstanding women doing outstanding work in the field of data science. All genders are invited to attend all WiDS Worldwide conference events.

We will stream content from the global WiDS events and provide live, virtual programming for the UC Berkeley campus throughout the week featuring distinguished scholars and practitioners from across the Bay Area and the world.


Monday, March 8, 2021

WiDS international programming

Tuesday, March 9, 2021: Data Science in Research

10:00 am — Keynote address

Vivienne Ming
Co-Founder & Executive Chair, Socos Labs 

11:00 am — Tech Talks

Register for Tuesday’s Sessions

Wednesday, March 10, 2021: Data Science for Students

10:00 am — Keynote address

Debbie Bard
Data Science Engagement Group Lead
National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC)
Berkeley National Lab

11:00 am — Student Lightning Talks

Register for Wednesday’s Sessions

Thursday, March 11, 2021: Mentorship + Networking

10:00 am — Panel Discussion

11:00 am — Virtual Networking

Register for Thursday’s Sessions

If after four days of our data science program you are up for even more, we recommend you have a look at the Women in Tech Symposium on Friday, March 12.

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Code of Conduct

The Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference seeks to support all participants from across the world in an inclusive, safe, and welcoming environment. All participants are expected to be considerate, respectful, and collaborative, and will refrain from demeaning, discriminatory, or harassing behavior and speech....

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If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting, CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) or information about mobility access in order to fully participate in this event, please contact Zhanara Gallegos and Erin Foster at wids@berkeley.edu with as much advance notice as possible and at least 7–10 days in advance of the event.

Last updated:

February 26, 2021