Bagels, croissants, coffee, tea & juices will be available.
Stephanie Wright leads the Mozilla Science Lab, a
program of the Mozilla
Foundation funded by the Sloan Foundation, the Helmsley Charitable Trust,
and the Siegel Family Endowment. Her work at Mozilla focuses on hosting
events such as Working Open Workshops and Open Leadership Trainings, developing educational resources
such as the Open Data Training Program, and building a community of
leaders through Mozilla Fellowships and other activities.
Prior to Mozilla, Stephanie worked for the University of Washington where she developed and led the Libraries Research Data Services Unit, served as a Senior Data Science Fellow at the UW’s eSciences Institute, and co-authored the Librarian Outreach Kit as part of the Community Engagement & Outreach Working Group for DataONE.
Elizabeth Kittrie is a Strategic Advisor for Data and Open Science at the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Prior to joining to the NLM, she served as a Senior Advisor to the Associate Director for Data Science at the National Institutes of Health, where she led open innovation efforts including the Open Science Prize, a collaborative partnership between the NIH, Wellcome Trust and Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Kittrie has also served as Senior Advisor to the Chief Technology Officer of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, where she led data access and open government activities across the Department. Prior to joining federal service, Kittrie was the first Associate Director for the Department of Biomedical Informatics and as the Associate Director for Strategic Initiatives at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University.
Tom Schenk is a researcher and author in a number of fields, including data science, open data, data visualization, and education research and policy. He is currently the Chief Data Officer at the City of Chicago, which includes leadership of the strategic use of data to improve the efficiency of city operations and improve the quality of life for residents. Tom has led the expansion of Chicago’s open data portal, implementation of predictive analytics to optimize city services, and leading the City’s database and business intelligence teams. He leads Tom has also co-founded and is currently the Chair of the Civic Analytics Network, an association of nearly two-dozen city CDOs, based at Harvard University’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation.
Regenstein Library, Room 122