Numbers never speak for themselves

Francisca Richter headshot

Public Interest TechnologyFrancisca García-Cobián Richter, research associate professor and associate director at the Center on Poverty and Community Development, outlined the necessity of understanding societal data beyond surface-level analysis, drawing parallels with personal health. She emphasized historical biases in data interpretation and proposed a framework to integrate community feedback and address discrimination in data science for societal advancement.

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