AMA About, How Can Data Save the World? with Natalie Evans Harris

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NOTE: This is a live "Ask Me Anything" within Zoom.

Zoom link: http://bit.ly/2ogiHpy

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Join Natalie Evans Harris for an AMA exploring the ways in which data scientists, data professionals, companies and institutions can equip others to transform lives through data. As one of our most popular speaker at this year's Demystifying Data Science Conference, we're excited to have her back to answer your questions on this topic live!

Every individual has the ability to transform lives and save the world. But only when the right data is accessible at the right time. How do we ensure that happens? By equipping:

DIGITAL PERSONS: to exercise freedom of choice in determining how their data can and should be used used.

POLICYMAKERS: to create and deliver policy solutions responsible for the legal and equitable rights needed to experience a truly open internet.

ORGANIZATIONS: to adopt models of practice that balance innovation with the ethical use of data.

Natalie is the Co-Founder and Head of Strategic Initiatives at BrightHive, Inc.

Natalie is a thought leader on the ethical and responsible use of data after nearly 20 years advancing the public sector’s strategic use of data, including a 16 year career at the National Security Agency, and 18 months with Obama Administration. Known for working with a broad network of academic institutions, data science organization, application developers, and foundations to advance the responsible use of data standards, APIs, and ethical algorithms to directly benefit people, Natalie co-founded and currently serves as Head of Strategic Initiatives of BrightHive, a data trust platform delivering a suite of smart data collection, integration, and governance products to social services providers for improved access to and usability of social sector data. She founded the Community-driven Principles for Ethical Data Sharing (CPEDS) community of practice with over 1200 active members focused on strengthening ethical practices in the data science community through crowd- sourcing of a Data Science Code of Ethics. Now the Global Data Ethics Project (GDEP) she serves as a Strategic Advisor in advancing the adoption of tools, techniques, and practices developed by the community. As a Senior Policy Advisor to the US Chief Technology Officer in the Obama Administration, she founded The Data Cabinet - a federal data science community of practice with over 200 active members across more than 40 federal agencies.

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