Our Story

2013

Data Science for Social Good initiative launched at University of Chicago.
Launched the First Annual Eric & Wendy Schmidt Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship funded by Schmidt Family Foundation with 48 fellows and 12 projects.

2016

Organized the first Data Science for Social Good Conference in Chicago to bring key members from academia, governments, non-profits, foundations, social enterprises, and corporations together to share best practices, learn from each other, and generate new collaboration opportunities.

2017

Expanded the fellowship program and launched the first European DSSG Summer Fellowship at Nova School of Business and Economics and later expanded to the UK at the Turing Institute, Imperial College and University of Warwick

2018

Released first open-source tool, Aequitas for bias and fairness auditing

2019

Established the DSSG Foundation as a non-profit organization  the home for new Data Science for Social Good initiatives to scale our mission and impact

2020

Launched Solve for Good, an online platform for bringing volunteers together with NGO’s and other social good organizations to deliver impact

Our Team

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Euro Benat
Bell
Andrew Bell
HuiXiangChua
Hui Xiang Chua
JaneZanzig
Jane Zanzig
ElenaEneva
Elena Eneva
Rayid Ghani
Hareem
Hareem Naveed
Vladyslava
Vladyslava Shoturma
Paul
Paul van der Boor
LeidZejnilovic
Leid Zejnilović

Our Supporters

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SCHMIDT FAMILY FOUNDATION