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Data Scientists Without Borders: #BuildPeace

May 30

Free

Session Time and Date

Tuesday, May 30th from 10am – 11am CDT

 

How To Attend A Live Conference Session

Steps to Follow

  1. Click the link below to attend: “Helping Bosnia & Herzegovina’s Resolve Social Turmoil”
  2. Register
    • Name and Email
  3. Join the conference session by clicking the link on the GoToWebinar confirmation email

Project Description:

  • The purpose of this project is to provide the medium of photography and human rights to catalyze community policy-change through youth capacity building.
  • Analyze common trends of data and create tags for photos and associated voice recordings.
  • As well as implement Data Scientist Without Borders to train Bosnian people on basic data science skills.

Organization Description:

Project 1948 embodies the promotion of peace, justice, and strong institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, by way of a two-part model: to provide the medium of photography and human rights to catalyze community policy-change through youth capacity building. Societal inclusivity is the cornerstone of this non-profit organization. Engagement with the arts propels young adults to become community leaders, effectuate change, and strengthen their institutional representation. Project 1948’s innovative photo-voice approach to achieving sustainable development creates avenues for resource accessibility and empowers young adults to create an international dialogue in order to hold officials and institutions accountable at all levels of government.

Click here if you would like to learn more about the organization behind this UN project.

Details

Date:
May 30
Cost:
Free
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Primary Speaker First Name
Dr. Jenifer
Primary Speaker Last Name
White
Primary Speaker Bio
Jenifer is an international psychologist, an arts-based researcher, and the founder of Project 1948. The heart of her work lies in Sarajevo, combining photography with human rights, a photo-voice for policy-change. She received her Ph.D. from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. As an NGO consultant to the United Nations, she has committed to empower and advocate for global social change. By utilizing data science, she has prepared Project 1948 to influence policy-change. She lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma with her dog, Moscow.
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