Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

On March 26, UNC Charlotte’s Data Science Initiative hosted its second annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) conference. This half-day event held at the Ritz-Carlton featured several keynote speakers, a panel discussion, and a networking reception for attendees, academics, and professionals.

Among the 300 attendees were Dr. Laura Gunn and the first Health Informatics and Analytics capstone cohort comprised of both Health Informatics and Public Health (population health analytics concentration) graduate students.

Charlotte WiDS is an independent event organized by UNC Charlotte's WiDS Ambassador to Stanford University's Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference held at Stanford University and an estimated 150 locations worldwide. All genders are invited to attend WiDS regional events, which feature outstanding women doing outstanding work.