Every Monday, we profile a new company we think you should care about. Today we are profiling Toronto Womxn in Data Science , an organization that's empowering women in the Data Science space. Here's why you should care:
What is the vision?
Our vision is to inspire and empower 1 million data-literate womxn, increase the recruitment and retention of womxn in data professions, and encourage innovation in this space. Our enterprise strategy is to provide programming that celebrates womxn in data, educates those interested in the field through events, mentorship, and data product co-creation, and partner with organizations that are committed to inclusive cultures where womxn can thrive. We're here to encourage the diversification of the talent pipeline for data science and other data careers.
What is the long-term vision?
We're currently building out an inclusive data fellowship program. Our goal with this program is to encourage womxn to not only pursue data careers but become creators of data products.
Who can participate?
Our programs are open to anyone interested in becoming more data literate. We have a focus on womxn and minoritized folks. Our ideal corporate partners have company cultures where womxn can thrive and are taking actionable steps towards their Diversity and Inclusion commitments.
To learn more about their important work, visit their website.