Computational Approaches to Fight Human Trafficking (Hands-On Workshop)

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Note: This event is being co-hosted with Spatiotemporal Analysis for Community Health and Safety:

• What we'll do
12:30 Overview
12:35 Talks (See Below)
13:05 Group Activity: Test Hypotheses using Tools in Python

1. Zabyelina "International Framework for Action against Human Trafficking"
2. Schles "Combating Human Trafficking with Data"
3. Shoydokova "Understanding Human Trafficking Trends from News Media and Court Cases"

Yuliya Zabyelina is an Assistant Professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, specializing in organized crime.

Eric Schles is a Data Scientist at Elucd and Researcher at NYU, previously with the Manhattan DA's Human Trafficking Response Unit.

Aida Shoydokova is a Data Scientist at American Express, mining social media and websites to track fraud.

• What to bring
Bring your laptop and charger.

• Important to know
Python should be installed.
Should have a GitHub account.