Growth in large ecological datasets and large environmental synthesis projects has resulted in the need for a diverse workforce with technical data science skills. A variety of organizations support underrepresented groups entering the data science field through training, mentoring, and networking opportunities. However, many of these initiatives have been developed in isolation, limiting opportunities for an exchange of ideas and lessons learned. The Environmental Data Science Inclusion Network (EDSIN) is intended to strengthen initiatives across existing alliances and organizations to recruit and retain individuals from underrepresented groups in data science careers.
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We are hosting a conference to facilitate development of the Environmental Data Science Inclusion Network (EDSIN) to strengthen initiatives across existing alliances and organizations to recruit and retain individuals from underrepresented groups in data science careers.
Applications for in-person participation is now closed. However, you can participate in the conference remotely. Find more about remote participation options.
The EDSIN conference is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1812997. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.