Data Umbrella: Press
Data Umbrella receives mention in Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation article: Cultivating and connecting global data science communities
(Apr 14, 2023)
This article was recently published by the Moore Foundation. Data Umbrella received a mention in there for our open source sprints:
Through this program, funders and grantees alike have been able to expand their global reach. To date, the Event Fund has awarded over $525,000 to three cohorts of grantees from 27 different countries. Examples include: Data Umbrella works to increase participation of underrepresented persons in data science, open sources and Python from the regions of Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. With the Event Fund support, Data Umbrella hosted scikit-learn sprints for those in Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East towards expanding their community and contributing to their software sustainability.
Data Umbrella receives mention in PLOS Journal: Ten simple rules for funding scientific open source software
This article was recently published in the PLOS Journal by funders at CZI and the Sloan Foundation. Data Umbrella received a mention in there for community building:
Groups like Outreachy, Data Umbrella, and PyLadies are all great examples of communities of practice that specialize in promoting and supporting underrepresented groups. Local communities of practice are also important: They have cultural, geographic, and human language expertise that can make open source interactions more welcoming for new participants from the area.
Data Umbrella receives mention in Diversity in Action magazine
Polly Mitchell-Guthrie, a community member and a long-time proponent of diversity, was interviewed by the magazine Diversity in Action on her career in data analytics. She shared Data Umbrella as a community which supports underrepresented persons. The full article is available on pages 56 and 57.
Data Umbrella, a Code for Science and Society Event Fund grantee, has been awarded a grant by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative as part of CZI Science efforts to support diversity and inclusion in computational science.
Code for Science & Society: Announcing the New Cohort of Event Fund Grantees!
Data Umbrella receives an event fund grant to increase the participation of underrepresented persons in data science, open source, and Python from the regions of Africa and the Middle East.
Code for Science & Society: Announcing the Inaugural Cohort of Event Fund Grantees!
Data Umbrella receives a grant for two sprints to increase the participation of underrepresented persons in data science, open source, and Python from the regions of Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.