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January 6, 2022

Announcing Woman in Data Science Datathon 2022

Hello Data Science community,

Women in Data Science is holding a global Datathon from January 6 to February 27 on Kaggle. This year's theme is climate change with focus on forecasting energy consumption. The dataset and challenge will be accessible to both beginners and experienced participants.

The WiDS Datathon aims to inspire women worldwide to learn more about data science, and to create a supportive environment for women to connect with others in their community who share their interests. Last year, there were nearly 4000 registrants with 1700 teams formed from over 85 countries in the world!

Registration

https://www.widsconference.org/datathon.html

Team Eligibility

The WiDS Datathon, which requires that at least half of each team be individuals who identify as women, brings people together across borders and backgrounds.

Resource

Kaggle Series: Exploratory Data Analysis of Netflix Dataset [Recording] Time: January 11, 2022 6pm PST Registration

Kaggle Series: Building A Model on Neflix Dataset [TBD] Time: Early February (TBD)

Award

There will be cash prizes for the top three teams in the world and the winners will be announced on March 7 2022. The top local team will be invited to give a presentation to share their insights at the end of the competition by the WiDS Datathon committee. Regional winners will receive an award by the end of the WiDS Vancouver Conference in March 2022.

If you have any questions, let us know by emailing us at: [email protected]