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 AI and Analytics for Business 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.