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ABOUT THE EVENT

On June 28th 2021, we hosted the Data Science for Everyone Commitments Event to highlight the importance of increasing access and quality of data science in elementary and secondary schools and to showcase high impact commitments from our inaugural Commitments Campaign
 
The event included remarks from policymakers and doers in the data science space, showcased impactful commitments, and opportunities for partnership and networking. Following the live program, we hosted a live happy hour through Zoom. To connect with commitment-makers and other coalition members, and to make sure you’re the first to know about other upcoming events, join our Slack community.

 

HEAR FROM COMMITMENT-MAKERS

SPEAKERS

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Eric Schmidt

Co-Founder, Schmidt Futures

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Dr. Jo Boaler

Professor of Education at Stanford University & Co-founder of youcubed

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Janet Coffey, Ph.D.

Program Director, Science, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

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Dr. Leigh Ann DeLyser

Co-Founder and Executive Director, CSforALL

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Dr. Lewis D. Ferebee

Chancellor, DC Public Schools (DCPS)

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Chad Dorsey

President and CEO, The Concord Consortium

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Dr. Karina Montilla Edmonds

Senior Vice President and Head of Academies and University Alliances,  SAP

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Kumar Garg 

Managing Director and Head of Partnerships, Schmidt Futures

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Dr. John B. King, Jr. 

President and CEO, The Education Trust 

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Katy Knight

 Executive Director and President, Siegel Family Endowment

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Steve Levitt

Author, Freakonomics

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Jessica Lyons

Senior Academic Program Manager; Tableau for Teaching
Salesforce/Tableau

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Suyen Machado

Director, UCLA Data Science Education Project

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Dr. Karen Marrongelle

Assistant Director,
Directorate for Education and Human Resources,
National Science Foundation

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Julia Quinn

Deputy Director of Philanthropy, Citadel

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Trena L. Wilkerson, Ph.D

President, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

SPEAKERS

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Eric Schmidt

Co-Founder, Schmidt Futures

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Chike Aguh

Chief Innovation Officer,  U.S. Department of Labor

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Pamela Northam 

First Lady of Virginia 

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Dr. Jo Boaler

Professor of Education at Stanford University & Co-founder of youcubed

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Chad Dorsey

President and CEO, The Concord Consortium

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Kumar Garg 

Managing Director and Head of Partnerships, Schmidt Futures

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Steve Levitt

Author, Freakonomics

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Dr. Karen Marrongelle

Assistant Director,
Directorate for Education and Human Resources,
National Science Foundation

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Janet Coffey, Ph.D.

Program Director, Science, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

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Dr. Leigh Ann DeLyser

Co-Founder and Executive Director, CSforALL

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Dr. Karina Montilla Edmonds

Senior Vice President and Head of Academies and University Alliances,  SAP

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Dr. Lewis D. Ferebee

Chancellor, DC Public Schools (DCPS)

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Dr. John B. King, Jr. 

President and CEO, The Education Trust 

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Jessica Lyons

Senior Academic Program Manager; Tableau for Teaching
Salesforce/Tableau

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Julia Quinn

Deputy Director of Philanthropy, Citadel

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Katy Knight

 Executive Director and President, Siegel Family Endowment

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Suyen Machado

Director, UCLA Data Science Education Project

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Trena L. Wilkerson, Ph.D

President, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

AGENDA

Introduction of Commitments Campaign


Kumar Garg, Schmidt Futures.





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12:00 - 12:05pm
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12:05 - 12:20pm
Opening Keynote: First Lady of Virginia Pamela Northam
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12:20- 12:30pm
Special Guest Remarks: Eric Schmidt of Schmidt Futures

Panel: Innovations & Lessons Learned in Data Science Education


There’s more happening in data science than you think. Advocates and other players have been pushing policy and programmatic changes forward for over a decade, and more are stepping up to solve the biggest challenges facing data science education. Join us to hear from experts in the field of K-12 education, curriculum development and learning on how we can help drive this progress forward into the next decade. Panelists: Chad Dorsey, President and CEO, The Concord Consortium (Moderator) Dr. Jo Boaler, Professor of Education at Stanford University & Co-founder of youcubed Janet Coffey, Ph.D., Program Director, Science, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Dr. Lewis D. Ferebee, Chancellor, DC Public Schools (DCPS) Suyen Machado, UCLA, LAUSD, IDS Curriculum.





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12:30pm - 1:20pm
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1:20pm - 1:27pm
Break

Introduction to Commitments


Steven Levitt, University of Chicago and Julia Quinn, Citadel





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1:27pm - 1:37pm
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1:38pm - 1:45pm
Commitments Showcase: Introduction by Steven Levitt, University of Chicago and Julia Quinn, Citadel
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1:45- 1:55pm
Keynote: To be announced

Panel: Innovations & Lessons Learned in Data Science Education


There’s more happening in data science than you think. Advocates and other players have been pushing policy and programmatic changes forward for over a decade, and more are stepping up to solve the biggest challenges facing data science education. Join us to hear from experts in the field of K-12 education, curriculum development and learning on how we can help drive this progress forward into the next decade. Panelists: Chad Dorsey, President and CEO, The Concord Consortium (Moderator) Dr. Jo Boaler, Professor of Education at Stanford University & Co-founder of youcubed Janet Coffey, Ph.D., Program Director, Science, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Dr. Lewis D. Ferebee, Chancellor, DC Public Schools (DCPS) Suyen Machado, UCLA, LAUSD, IDS Curriculum.





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1:55- 2:40pm
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2.40pm - 2.55pm
Break
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2:55pm - 3:00pm
Commitments Showcase: Introduction by Kumar Garg, Schmidt Futures and Mark Schneider, Institute of Education Sciences
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3:00pm - 3:25pm
Fireside Chat: Dr. Karen Marrongelle, National Science Foundation, and John B. King Jr., The Education Trust
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3:25pm - 3:40pm
Closing Keynote: Chike Aguh, Chief Innovation Officer, U.S. Department of Labor
 
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3:40pm - 3:45pm
Commitments Showcase: Introduction by Kumar Garg, Schmidt Futures
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3:45pm - 3:55pm
The Future of the Data Science for Everyone Campaign Remarks: Steven Levitt, University of Chicago
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3:55pm - 4:00pm
Closing Remarks: Kumar Garg, Schmidt Futures and Julia Quinn, Citadel
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4:00pm - 5:00pm
Happy Hour! Look out for the link in your inbox! Bring a snack and drink, and get ready to mingle!