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The latest news from the CS&S Event Fund. 

Nov 2, 2023

FAQ: Event Fund Office Hours

In an effort to make the discussions from the Event Fund office hours sessions visible to everyone, we will be regularly updating this FAQ to reflect the topics covered in these meetings.

Aug 21, 2023

Inside the Culturally Responsive Education in Environmental Data Science (CREEDS) Workshop

Dr. Natasha Gownaris (Tasha), an Assistant Professor at Gettysburg College, describes a student-centered process for developing culturally responsive data science modules. This project was embedded in a larger initiative that brought together educators, practitioners, and community leaders to discuss how to make data science education more culturally responsive.

Jul 27, 2023

Lessons Learned from Organizing Data Science by Design Virtual Events

Data Science by Design (DSxD) is a community dedicated to developing a more open, ethical, and inclusive future for the field of data science. In this post, they reflect on lessons learned from organizing their virtual events.

May 12, 2023

Behind the Scenes: What it takes to run Pathways to Open Science

Event Fund supports more inclusive and accessible events in data science in order to lower barriers to participation in science and facilitate new collaborative relationships. Part of supporting emerging data science leaders to run good data science events includes developing a knowledge base for what it takes to run outstanding and creative events. In this post – part of an ongoing series that focuses on the organizing processes, tools, and practices used to run successful Event Fund-sponsored Open Science events – we learn about Openscapes and how their Pathways to Open Science program developed. Through this blog series, Event Fund seeks to highlight the processes and practices that undergird more inclusive and accessible data science event programming.

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