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Columbia Data Science Day

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT) - Virtual

Join the flagship annual event of The Data Science Institute at Columbia University. Data Science Day provides a forum for innovators in academia, industry, and government to connect. The April 21, 2021 virtual event will feature two sessions of lightning talks from leading Columbia University faculty members; interactive demonstrations and posters; and a keynote address from Pat Bajari, a Chief Economist at Amazon and Vice President of Amazon’s Core AI team.

REGISTER HERE - Use code DSD2021 to unlock free registration

Upcoming Events

4/6 BIT Charlotte Spring General Body Meeting
4/7 BIT Cincinnati Chapter Kickoff
4/8 Becoming a Professional Scrum Trainer –
4/8 Overcoming Imposter Syndrome After Failing a Coding Challenge – Galvanize
4/8 DFW Tech Employment Conference
4/9 Black Entrepreneurship In Technology – BIT RDU
4/16 BIT x Techqueria Career Fair
4/19 April Chapter Meeting – BIT Twin Cities
4/22 How to Practice Self-Care During a Coding Bootcamp – Galvanize
4/27 Microsoft Leap Apprenticeship Program BIT Info Session
4/28-4/29 Applying Professional Scrum (APS) Certification
4/29 Using Therapy to Reset in IT Workplaces – BIT PDX

Feature Program

Microsoft TEALS Technical Volunteers

Live Information Session 4/7/21 5:00PM EST 

TEALS works to build computer science education capacity by recruiting and training technology professionals like you to serve as yearlong classroom volunteers. Along with developing computer science (CS) teachers and their students, volunteers help local high schools establish permanent CS programs. They are looking for people who are interested in volunteering in schools locally as well as remotely. Please share this email with anyone or any group that meets the following criteria:
You should volunteer to teach CS with TEALS if you… 
  • are a tech professional  
  • possess a strong background in computer science
  • enjoy working with HS students 
  • are passionate about inclusion and diversity in the tech industry 
Our  TEALS Program Brochure provides an overview of the TEALS volunteer support options.
Accepting 2021-22 volunteer applications. Apply here!
You can access a recording or sign up for a live info-session here: Information!
Email to speak with a TEALS Regional Manager.
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