Women in Data Science @ Penn Conference

This is What a Data Scientist Looks Like


Kate Johnson, WG’94
Microsoft US

On February 8-12, 2021, Wharton and Penn Engineering hosted the second annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) @ Penn Conference. On Day 1, WiDS keynote speaker Kate Johnson, WG’94, President of Microsoft US, spoke about the importance of technology as a change agent for inclusion. Following her talk, Kate answered questions from attendees, which was moderated by Mary Purk, Executive Director of Wharton Customer Analytics and AI for Business.

About WiDS @ Penn Conference

Women in Data Science (WiDS) @ Penn is an independent virtual event presented by the University of Pennsylvania to coincide with the annual Global WiDS Conference held at Stanford University and an estimated 150+ organizations worldwide. All genders are invited to attend WiDS regional events, which features outstanding women doing outstanding work. This year’s theme for WiDS Philadelphia @ Penn was: This is What a Data Scientist Looks Like.

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