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Women in Data Science @ Lane Medical Library Virtual Conference

WiDS Stanford @ Lane Medical Library is an independent event that is organized by Lane Medical Library as 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.

WiDS @ Lane Medical Library aims to inspire, engage, and support data scientists and women in the field. Join us on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 for our third annual conference.

This year, WiDS @ Lane Medical Library is going virtual with lightning talks, a panel discussion, and networking. We are pleased to feature four outstanding women working with clinical data in a number of health domains at Stanford School of Medicine. We encourage you to join us for a virtual discussion about data science initiatives, data science education, transformations in the field, and paths to diversity and inclusiveness.


Anneke Claypool, Dept. of Management Science & Engineering; Jacqueline Ferguson, Big Data Scientist Training Enhancement Program; Rita Popat, Dept. of Epidemiology & Population Health; Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, Dept. of Pediatrics

Conference Schedule

10 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks, 10:15 AM WIDS 2021 Recap, 10:30 Lightning Talks, 11:10 Panel Discussion and Q&A; 11:15 Break, 12:00 PM Networking and Group Discussion, 12:30 Closing Remarks

Register today to reserve your spot. 
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