February 26, 2021

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 16: Thematic office hours focused on Zoom breakout rooms

March 19: A discussion on funding, led by Danielle Robinson and Robin Champieux

April 1: How to write a professional bio, led by Robin Champieux and Letisha Wyatt of OHSU

April 21: How to choose a virtual platform, led by Lou Woodley and Katie Pratt of CSCCE

April 28: Measuring impact, led by Kari Jordan

Summaries of these sessions will be available in our Grantee Seminar blog series.

I released a new blog post co-authored with Serah Rono that summarizes her session on virtual event accessibility: https://eventfund.codeforscience.org/prioritising-accessibility/

Our grantee, DataFest Kampala, made the national news in Uganda! https://twitter.com/ntvuganda/status/1364314086469754880?s=21