Making Data Science That’s Really for Everyone

Even though the data revolution will impact every student, data science programs are often out of reach for diverse learners – and especially for students with disabilities. However, advocates are taking this as a call to action, creating innovative approaches that make data science accessible to every student. Join this panel for a conversation about how we’re making data science education that’s really for everyone. From accessible tools to approaches that celebrate disability as a fundamental component of diversity, these leaders are transforming who can thrive in the data future.

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Sarah Brasiel

Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Special Education Research

Nick Evershed

The Guardian

Tina Mazzacane

Virginia Department of Education

Andreas Stefik

University of Nevada, Las Vegas