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, and on our YouTube account under the Data4justice Conference playlist.
- Plenary Lecture: Heather McGhee
- Health Care Equity
- Inclusion in Arts/Media
- Environmental Justice
- Criminal Justice
- Education Equity
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. Oluwadamilola “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: 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
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
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