April 16, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET US
QSIDE is pleased to announce our inaugural Data4Justice Conference, a virtual, all-day event for scholars, activists, policymakers, and allies to explore the ways we can power social justice together. The conference has broadly accessible talks and is designed for a general audience. Want to learn more about how data, research, and activism come together to create change? Join us!
- Plenary Lecture: Heather McGhee
- Health Care Equity
- Inclusion in Arts/Media
- Environmental Justice
- Criminal Justice
- Education Equity
Opening PlenarY: Heather McGhee
Heather Charisse McGhee is an American political commentator and political strategist who is currently a distinguished senior fellow and formerly president of Demos, a non-profit progressive U.S. think tank. McGhee is a regular contributor to NBC News and frequently appears as a guest and panelist on Meet the Press, All In with Chris Hayes, and Real Time with Bill Maher. The first 100 registrants will receive a signed copy of her new book, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together.
Research Focus: Health Care Equity
Dr. Lola Fayanju, MD, MA, MPHS
Duke University School of Medicine
Diversity, Representativeness, and the Importance of Inclusive Research
Max Jordan Nguemeni Tiako, M.S.
Yale School of Medicine
Obstruction of Justice: Colorblindness as a Barrier Against 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
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
Research Focus: Environmental Justice
Lourdes Vera, M.A.
A Community-Based Tool to Measure Hydrogen Sulfide Near Oil and Gas Development
Dr. Alejandro Ponce, Ph.D.
World Justice Project
Environmental Governance Indicators for Latin America & the Caribbean
Research Focus: Criminal Justice
Dr. Jasmine M. Drake, Ph.D.
Texas Southern University
The Intersectionality of Forensic Science and the Criminal Justice System
Dr. Christian Smith, Ph.D.
Identifying Racially Discriminatory Federal Judges
Research Focus: Education Equity
Dr. Anne-Marie Nuñez, Ph.D.
The Ohio State University
Data for Equity in Education