DH Event on campus

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Calling your attention to two speakers:

Laura I. Gómez on “The Problem is Not in the Code: Racism, Sexism and Inequalities in Tech”

Thursday, November 30, 2017
Stackhouse Theater

Laura I. Gómez is the founder and CEO of venture-backed startup Atipica, Inc., which is a talent discovery engine that uniquely combines both artificial and human intelligence to help companies unlock the lifetime value of their talent data. She is also a founding member of Project Include, a non-profit that uses data and advocacy to promote inclusion solutions in the tech industry. Gómez will talk about the importance of the diversity and inclusion efforts she has helped foster and why we need them to combat racism, sexism, and discrimination in the technology industry.

This event is sponsored by the Roger Mudd Center for Ethics at Washington and Lee University. It is part of the 2017-18 Equality and Difference speaker series. 

Deen Freelon on “Computational Communication Research is a Thing”

Thursday, November 30, 2017
Northen Auditorium

Deen Freelon is an associate professor in the School of Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina. He will be giving an introduction into using computational methods to study online communication. He uses computational methods in his own work studying political expression in digital and social media, including movements like the Arab Spring and Black Lives Matter.

This event is hosted by the Washington and Lee University Journalism Department. 


Both are on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 5pm so the choice is yours!

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