NASA Engages Women with Data Science

June 28, 2016 // by APPEL News Staff This image of New York’s Finger Lakes region was taken from the International Space Station. U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith noted that the Finger Lakes were the site of the first women’s rights convention in 1848.Photo Credit: NASA A recent NASA-hosted event examined current successes as well as future challenges and opportunities for getting women and girls to engage with data to solve key global concerns. “Advancing gender equity and opening doors for women and girls in all the sectors and on all fronts is critical to maximizing our potential as a nation and as a planet,” said NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan, speaking at NASA’s Engaging Women and Girls in STEM through Data Science event, which was part of the…


Link to Full Article: NASA Engages Women with Data Science