We’re delighted to announce that SoftBank Group International will be joining our esteemed line-up of Employer Partners in DS4A / Empowerment. This initiative is an important part of SoftBank’s AI Academy, which supports programs that supplement theoretical training of traditional technical education courses with practical lessons, including AI and data skills that can be immediately applied to common business needs.

SoftBank Group Partners with Correlation One to Power their AI Academy
SoftBank Group Partners with Correlation One to Power their AI Academy

Through DS4A / Empowerment, Correlation One will provide training for SoftBank Group International’s portfolio company employees, including the Opportunity Fund and Latam fund, as well as external candidates from the U.S. and Latin America.

In an announcement about this partnership


Alex Liss, Head of Data Science and Analytics at Wunderman Thompson, joined the Data Science for All Community on Thursday, February 4th, to share how we can use AI to Combat Biases.

Data Science for All: Combating Biases with AI featuring Alex Liss
Data Science for All: Combating Biases with AI featuring Alex Liss

Wunderman Thompson is a creative marketing and technology transformation agency, helping brands grow at the speed of culture by uniting creativity, data, and technology. In his role, Alex leads initiatives surrounding Digital Platform Enablement, Customer Journey/Customer Experience Orchestration, and Diversity and Inclusion Efforts with Data Science for Wunderman Thompson’s Midwest region.

In addition to his role at Wunderman Thompson, Alex is one of the 185 Data Science for All Empowerment Mentors who have volunteered over 3,300 hours helping DS4A Fellows apply the skills they have learned in the classroom to real-world data science problems. …


2020 changed everything, including the big tech talent landscape. Not only did the coronavirus pandemic force the ultimate unplanned experiment on the viability of a mostly remote workforce, the killing of George Floyd brought a long-overdue national reckoning on racial inequality to the front of everyone’s mind.

As we move past what was a challenging year on many fronts, the wheels set in motion in 2020 will continue to have a major impact on how the working world looks and operates.

The war for data talent rages on, but companies are redoubling their efforts around making the recruiting process more…


In this blog series, we’re proud to shine a light on some of the top Capstone projects from the first graduating class of Data Science for All / Empowerment. Capstone projects are a critical component of the DS4A / Empowerment curriculum in which teams get together to work on projects that solve real-world data challenges faced by today’s leading companies and public sector organizations.

WINNER: ANAPLAN EXCELLENCE AWARD

This team received the Anaplan Excellence Award for the project that shows excellence in the scope of the problem to be solved and the methods of analysis. Here’s what the Judges had to say:

“This team…


In this blog series, we’re proud to shine a light on some of the top Capstone projects from the first graduating class of Data Science for All / Empowerment. Capstone projects are a critical component of the DS4A / Empowerment curriculum in which teams get together to work on projects that solve real-world data challenges faced by today’s leading companies and public sector organizations.

WINNER: MATCH GROUP IMPACT AWARD

This team received the Match Group Impact Award for the project whose solution shows the most tangible impact. Here’s what the Judges had to say:

“This team built a tool that gave a local business the…


In this blog series, we’re proud to shine a light on some of the top Capstone projects from the first graduating class of Data Science for All / Empowerment. Capstone projects are a critical component of the DS4A / Empowerment curriculum in which teams get together to work on projects that solve real-world data challenges faced by today’s leading companies and public sector organizations.

WINNER: BLACKROCK INNOVATION AWARD

This project received the BlackRock Innovation Award for demonstrating innovation in the sourcing of data, modeling of data, problem formulation, or recommended action. Here’s what the Judges had to say:

“This project showed a creative use…


In this blog series, we’re proud to shine a light on some of the top Capstone projects from the first graduating class of Data Science for All / Empowerment. Capstone projects are a critical component of the DS4A / Empowerment curriculum in which teams get together to work on projects that solve real-world data challenges faced by today’s leading companies and public sector organizations.

Meet the Team

Data Science For All / Empowerment Program Graduate: Anakaren Cervantes
Data Science For All / Empowerment Program Graduate: Anakaren Cervantes

Anakaren Cervantes

“I am a government affairs and policy professional with an eclectic academic background across the humanities and social sciences, including history, public policy, and Latin American Studies. I was originally drawn to DS4A as a unique…


In this blog series, we’re proud to shine a light on some of the top Capstone projects from the first graduating class of Data Science for All / Empowerment. Capstone projects are a critical component of the DS4A / Empowerment curriculum in which teams get together to work on projects that solve real-world data challenges faced by today’s leading companies and public sector organizations.

Meet the Team

Data Science For All / Empowerment Program Graduate: Pablo Cruz
Data Science For All / Empowerment Program Graduate: Pablo Cruz

Pablo Cruz

Education: University of Notre Dame, BBA

Zarb School of Business, MBA

“I’m a product management and growth professional with over 10 years experience. Originally from Puerto Rico, I’ve always had a hunger to explore the world…


In this blog series, we’re proud to shine a light on some of the top Capstone projects from the first graduating class of Data Science for All / Empowerment. Capstone projects are a critical component of the DS4A / Empowerment curriculum in which teams get together to work on projects that solve real-world data challenges faced by today’s leading companies and public sector organizations.

Meet the Team

Data Science For All / Empowerment Graduate: Stacy Christopher
Data Science For All / Empowerment Graduate: Stacy Christopher

Stacy Christopher

Stacy Christopher is a native New Yorker holding an MSPH in International Health from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Stacy has spent the last five years monitoring and evaluating (M&E) health interventions in the U.S…


In this blog series, we’re proud to shine a light on some of the top Capstone projects from the first graduating class of Data Science for All / Empowerment. Capstone projects are a critical component of the DS4A / Empowerment curriculum in which teams get together to work on projects that solve real-world data challenges faced by today’s leading companies and public sector organizations.

Meet the Team

Data Science for All / Empowerment graduate: Marie-Claire Traore
Data Science for All / Empowerment graduate: Marie-Claire Traore

Marie-Claire Traore

Education: B.S. in Information Technology, Colorado State University

“I chose to join DS4A / Empowerment for the opportunity to develop an impactful project in a highly collaborative and supportive environment. I wanted to learn how to…

Correlation One

Attract, evaluate and train the best minds in data science, software engineering, and analytics. https://www.correlation-one.com

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