Emily Lescak

Emily Lescak

Dr. Emily Lescak was the former Events Fund Program Manager (2020-2021) at Code for Science and Society. She is currently the Senior Research Community Officer at Wikimedia Foundation.

Anchorage, AK
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May 7th Weekly Update

On Wednesday, I co-facilitated a birds of a feather session with several grantees for csv,conf,v6 focused on measuring the impact of data science education events. Stay tuned for the summary blog

Measuring Impact to Craft Your Story

Measuring Impact to Craft Your Story

Dr. Kari L. Jordan is the Executive Director of The Carpentries, a non-profit project that provides training in software development and data science skills to promote effective work and career development. The Carpentries

April 30th Weekly Update

This week, we added a new post to our blog on choosing a virtual platform and Kari Jordan led a session on measuring the impact of your event. Next week, I am co-facilitating

February 26th Weekly Update

This week, I worked with several grantees to put together an abstract for csv,conf focused on measuring impact and success of data science education events. Schedule of upcoming programming for grantees: March

Prioritising Accessibility in Organising Online Events

Prioritising Accessibility in Organising Online Events

Serah Rono and Emily Lescak Cross-posted by The Carpentries: https://carpentries.org/blog/2021/02/prioritising-accessibility-virtual-events/ and the Center for Scientific Collaboration and Community Engagement: https://www.cscce.org/2021/02/26/prioritizing-accessibility-in-organizing-online-events/

February 19th Weekly Update

This week, I hosted two webinars for Event Fund applicants and presented on remote working for a community call hosted by the Center for Scientific Collaboration and Community Engagement. There's a new post

Language Access and Event Planning

Language Access and Event Planning

Marie-Ève Monette and Emily Lescak Marie-Ève Monette is the founder and director of Creating Puentes, an organization that provides language access consulting, capacity building support, and workshops to entities serving non-native English-speaking communities.

February 12th Weekly Update

This week, I released a blog post summarizing a session on virtual event moderation and tech support that was part of our grantee seminar series. Last weekend, Data Umbrella hosted one of its

Supporting Open Research Communities During COVID

Supporting Open Research Communities During COVID

Emily Lescak, Robin Champieux (Oregon Health and Science University), Meag Doherty (Open Life Science and Tech, Rebalanced), Ted Laderas (Oregon Health and Science University), Samuel Guay (University of Montreal), Erin Robinson (Metadata Game