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.
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.
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
Released first open-source tool, Aequitas for bias and fairness auditing
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
Launched Solve for Good, an online platform for bringing volunteers together with NGO’s and other social good organizations to deliver impact