Emily Lescak

Emily Lescak

Dr. Emily Lescak is the Data Science Community Conference and Events Fund Program Manager at Code for Science and Society.

Anchorage, AK
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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

Community Call How-To’s

Community Call How-To’s

Emily Lescak, Stefanie Butland Stefanie Butland, Community Manager for rOpenSci, led a question and answer session for event fund grantees and fiscally-sponsored project leaders focused on community calls. rOpenSci community calls are online

Grantee Seminar Series

We host a seminar series for grantees so that they can strengthen their skills in multiple aspects of event organization and implementation, including community calls, virtual event moderation and technical support, and accessibility.

January 8th Weekly Update

Happy new year! I'm working with the advisory committee and CS&S staff to finalize the next RFP and application questions. Stay tuned for their release later this month!

Join us at JROST!

Next week is the JROST 2020 Conference, designed for communities who are building, maintaing, and advocating for open tools to support research and collaboration. I'll be representing the Event Fund at two sessions