KELLY JIN, Policy Advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2016
12:00 – 1:15pm | MIT E51-095 | 70 Memorial Dr., Cambridge, MA
RSVP here by November 30. Lunch Provided.
Description: Data and technology are opening up new possibilities to tackle the biggest challenges of our time from our streets to our criminal justice systems. Listen to how local jurisdictions and federal agencies are unlocking and gathering insights from their data, and walk away with an understanding of why and how government needs you and your skills – data and organizational – to improve lives across our country.
Kelly Jin currently serves as Policy Advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer and Chief Data Scientist at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. In her current role, Kelly supports the implementation of the White House Data-Driven Justice initiative, with a focus on expanding criminal justice and policing initiatives to more communities and to build scalable technology products and tools.
The Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is a department of the U.S. government, part of the Executive Office of the President (EOP), established by Congress on May 11, 1976, with a broad mandate to advise the President on the effects of science and technology on domestic and international affairs.
The Data Science to Solve Social Problems series features practitioners who are applying data science techniques to real world social problems. This series aims to promote dialogue and collaboration between social scientists and data analysts / engineers working on innovative projects. For more information on speakers and to get involved, contact Soubhik Barari at firstname.lastname@example.org.