Data Science for Social Justice, with ESL
These days, data scientists analyze Big Data to solve a variety of problems in business, science, and daily life. Unfortunately, their models sometimes end up furthering inequality in profound ways. Thus, the next generation of data scientists has a new and important set of ethical considerations to be aware of.
This course will examine some of the most harmful models used (many of which are currently in use) and examine how the modern data scientist can place social justice at the forefront of their work.