July 15 to July 28, 2023 | Howard University | Virtual Event

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BLOG: SICSS-Howard/Mathematica 2022 Participant Talks about Why Black Representation in Data Science Training Matters
Jul 26, 2023
Daniel Lobo shares four learnings from his unforgettable experience at SICSS-Howard/Mathematica 2022.
(Posted by Sage Methodspace)

BLOG: UDC Assistant Professor Talks “Drinking from the Fire Hose” during SICSS-Howard/Mathematica 2022
Jul 24, 2023
UDC Assistant Professor, Andrea Adams, talks about their experience during SICSS-Howard/Mathematica 2022.
(Posted by Sage Methodspace)

BLOG: Updates Since 2021 - SICSS-Howard/Mathematica Alumni Receive Inaugural Excellence in Computational Social Science Research Awards
Jul 19, 2023
Hear from the 2021 SICSS-Howard/Mathematica Excellence in Computational Social Science Research Fund awardees about how the funding helped their projects and their future plans.
(Posted by Sage Methodspace)

BLOG: SICSS-Howard/Mathematica Alumni Receive 2022 Excellence in Computational Social Science Research Awards
Jul 13, 2023
At SICSS-Howard/Mathematic 2022, two group projects and five individual projects received the Inaugural Excellence in Computational Social Science Research Award.
(Posted by Sage Methodspace)

BLOG: Bridging the Diversity Gap in Biomedical Research: Physicians and Biomedical Scholars discuss the need for Diversity and Interdisciplinary Collaboration In Research
Jul 10, 2023
At SICSS-H/M 2022, Anthony Wutoh, Yahya Shaikh and Carter Clinton discussed how to bridge the diversity gap in biomedical research and the need for interdisciplinary collaboration.
(Posted by Sage Methodspace)

BLOG: SICSS-Howard/Mathematica Alumni Legacy Teaching Fellow Talks about Carrying the Light and Restorative Spaces
Jul 6, 2023
Rashun Miles discusses his experience returning to SICSS-Howard/Mathematica as an alumni and the larger need for restorative spaces for Black students in every university.
(Posted by Sage Methodspace)

BLOG: Laverne H. Council, Global Operations And Information Technology Strategist and Mathematica Board Member, Delivers Riveting Address to Close SICSS-Howard/Mathematica 2022
Jul 4, 2023
LaVerne H. Council spoke at the Closing Plenary of SICSS/Howard-Mathematica 2022, emphasizing the importance of seeking wisdom and truth through data and fair & effective policymaking.
(Posted by Sage Methodspace)

BLOG: Paula Moreno, Youngest Minister of Culture of Colombia and Afro-Colombian Trailblazer Delivers Inaugural SICSS-Howard/Mathematica Motivational Address
Jun 24, 2023
Paula Moreno, founder of Manos Visibles & first Afro-Colombian woman to serve as Minister of Culture of Colombia, delivered the first SICSS-Howard/Mathematica Motivational Address, focused on the technological challenges and solutions for Africans and people of African descent around the world.
(Posted by Sage Methodspace)

BLOG: Understanding Algorithmic and Societal Bias: Scientists and Advocates Discuss Data and Blackness
Jun 22, 2023
Speakers at SICSS-Howard/Mathematica 2022 explore how change does not affect populations equally, and how the exclusion of underrepresented communities can perpetuate social injustice.
(Posted by Sage Methodspace)

BLOG: SICSS-Howard/Mathematica’s Bite-Sized Lunchtime Talks Showcase Leading Voices in Data Science
Jun 17, 2023
Bite-Sized Lunchtime Talks (BSLT) are a SICSS-Howard/Mathematica site-specific innovation that introduces participants to organizations doing cool things with data. 2022 offered a variety of organizations that proved interesting and inspiring to our participants.
(Posted by Sage Methodspace)

BLOG: Safiya Noble, UCLA Professor & MacArthur Genius Award Winner, Delivers Keynote Address at SICSS 2022
Jun 13, 2023
Dr. Safiya Noble speaks about her journey as a critical race scholar, her research on the racist and sexist dynamics of search engines, and the importance of community.
(Posted by Sage Methodspace)

BLOG: Leaders in Academia and Industry Inspire Next Generation of Computational Social Scientists
Jun 8, 2023
At SICSS-H/M 2022, Shawndra B. Hill, Karen Levy, Brandeis Marshall, and Kyla McMullen emphasized themes of technological determinism, bias, and privacy, and discussed connections to inclusion, equity, and diversity.
(Posted by Sage Methodspace)

BLOG: Howard University Provost Delivers Opening Plenary Address for SICSS-Howard/Mathematica 2022
Jun 6, 2023
The opening plenary of SICSS-H/M 2022 featured a fireside chat with Dr. Anthony K. Wutoh, the Provost of Howard University, and Dr. Amy Yeboah Quarkume, an Associate Professor of Africana Studies, to kick off the event.
(Posted by Sage Methodspace)

BLOG: Moving From Praxis To Power: Innovative Pre-Institute Marks The Return Of SICSS
Jun 1, 2023
The first Summer Institute in Computational Social Science held at a Historically Black College or University, returns to Howard University for its two-day pre-institute, Praxis to Power for graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and beginning faculty who needed more time to practice computational methods.
(Posted by Sage Methodspace)

Thanks to SICSS-H/M, the Future of Computational Social Science is Black
Feb 23, 2023
Drawing from SICSS-H/M experience, the presentation highlighted innovative methods to build and support underrepresented researchers in their strives to do social research on topics of pertinence to their communities.
(Posted by the Center for Global Development, DEI Speaker Series)

Howard University and Mathematica to Host Computational Social Science Institute: Program will continue its focus on countering anti-Black racism and inequity
Jan 9, 2023
Howard University and Mathematica are once again partnering on the only Summer Institute in Computational Social Science (SICSS) program hosted by a historically Black college or university.

Click here to download SICSS-H/M 2023 Flyer

(Posted by SICSS-H/M)

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