Data4Justice Conference

April 16, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET US

QSIDE thanks all of our attendees who made the inaugural Data4Justice such an invigorating, inspiring experience. Select talks can be found below.

Conference Overview
Opening PlenarY: Heather McGhee

Heather Charisse McGhee designs and promotes solutions to inequality in America. She has testified in Congress, drafted legislation, become a regular contributor on shows like Meet the Press, and developed strategies for organizations and campaigns that have won changes to improve the lives of millions. For nearly two decades, she helped build the non-partisan “think and do” tank Demos, serving four years as president. Her new book, The Sum of Us, debuted at number 3 on the New York Times bestseller list, and her 2020 TED talk, “Racism Has a Cost for Everyone” has reached over 2 million views. Heather is currently chair of the board of Color of Change, the country’s largest online racial justice organization.

Research Focus: Health Care Equity

Dr. OluwadamilolaLola” Fayanju, MD, MA, MPHS
Duke University School of Medicine
Diversity, Representativeness, and the Importance of Inclusive Research

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Max Jordan Nguemeni Tiako, M.S.
Yale School of Medicine
Obstruction of Justice: Data Barriers to Achieving Health Equity

Research Focus: Inclusion in Arts/Media

Dr. Allissa V. Richardson, Ph.D.
USC Annenberg School of Communication
The Coming Archival Crisis: How Social Media Disappears Black Witnessing

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Dr. Srivi Ramasubramanian, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University
Data for Social Justice in Media Contexts

Dr. Diana Greenwald, Ph.D.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? Artistic Labor and Time Constraint in Nineteenth-Century America

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Research Focus: Environmental Justice

Lourdes Vera, M.A.
Northeastern University
A Community-Based Tool to Measure Hydrogen Sulfide Near Oil and Gas Development

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Dr. Alejandro Ponce, Ph.D.
World Justice Project
Environmental Governance Indicators for Latin America & the Caribbean

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Research Focus: Criminal Justice

Dr. Jasmine M. Drake, Ph.D.
Texas Southern University
The Intersectionality of Forensic Science and the Criminal Justice System

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Dr. Christian Smith, Ph.D.
Berea College
Identifying Racially Discriminatory Federal Judges

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Research Focus: Education Equity

Dr. Anne-Marie Nuñez, Ph.D.
The Ohio State University
Data for Equity in Education

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Dr. Manuel S. González Canché, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
The Perils of Machine Learning in Reproducing Inequities: An Application to Risk Models in FAFSA Verification

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Registration Schedule and Fees:

Please note: scholarships are available for anyone unable to pay registration fees. Please email us for more information.

Registration PeriodConsortium
Members
AffiliatesGeneral Public
Pre-registration
January 1 – February 3
Individuals: Donation-only
Departments: 5 Included Registrations, $80 for faculty, $40 for students thereafter
Institution: 30 Included Registrations, $80 for faculty, $40 for students thereafter
Faculty, staff, and activists: $100

Students: $50
N/A
Early Bird Registration
February 4 – March 15
Individuals: Donation-only
Departments: 5 Included Registrations, $80 for faculty, $40 for students thereafter
Institution: 30 Included Registrations, $80 for faculty, $40 for students thereafter
Faculty, staff, and activists: $100

Students: $50
Individuals: $120

Students: $70
Registration
March 16 – April 15
Individuals: Donation-only
Departments: 5 Included Registrations, $80 for faculty, $40 for students thereafter
Institution: 30 Included Registrations, $80 for faculty, $40 for students thereafter
Faculty, staff, and activists: $120

Students: $60
Individuals: $150

Students: $100