Making Data Science That’s Really for Everyone


Even though the data revolution will impact every student, data science programs are often out of reach for diverse learners – and especially for students with disabilities. However, advocates are taking this as a call to action, creating innovative approaches that make data science accessible to every student. Join this panel for a conversation about how we’re making data science education that’s really for everyone. From accessible tools to approaches that celebrate disability as a fundamental component of diversity, these leaders are transforming who can thrive in the data future.

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  1. Learn about concrete tools and transformative approaches for making data science education truly accessible.
  2. Discover how research can yield understanding of the specific ways students with disabilities lack access to data science education.
  3. Explore how different systems (e.g. schools, government, research organizations), can work together to address accessibility.



Zarek Drozda, Director, Data Science 4 Everyone

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  • Tags: data, universal design
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Accessibility & Inclusion
  • Session Focus Area K-12 Education
  • Level: Field Experience

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