Being the Only One: A Minority Woman's Journey to Data Leadership

342 Curry Student Center, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, 02115

The data science world sparkles with promises of insights and innovation, yet for women and minorities, the journey to leadership is often obscured by challenges. Join us with Amy Russ, a Vice President who has courageously navigated this landscape and achieved a leadership role before her 40s, for a candid conversation about unraveling the hidden biases within data and forging a path as a leader.

Mar 12, 9:00 – 10:30 PM



Key Themes

Career DevelopmentCompose CampOpen Source

About this event

Dive into the world of data science with us at our upcoming event featuring Amy Russ, Vice President and leader in the field! Join us on March 12th at 5:00 PM in the CSC 342 for an evening of insightful discussion and networking.

Explore the challenges faced by women and minorities in the data science landscape with Amy. Discover the sobering reality: only 26% of data and AI professionals are women. Amy will delve into systemic barriers, hidden biases, and paths to leadership, sharing her journey and strategies for success.

What to expect:

- Actionable strategies to combat bias and advocate for diversity.

- Inspirational insights on the power of diverse perspectives.

- Networking with like-minded individuals for an inclusive data future.

Don't miss this opportunity to be part of the conversation and connect with others passionate about diversity and inclusion in data science.


There will be photography of the event and the participants are required to be comfortable to be filmed for social media posts. 

Event Details:

- Date: March 12th, 2024

- Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm

- Location: CSC 342

- Speaker: Amy Russ

And to add to the atmosphere of collaboration, we'll have snacks with refreshments for you to enjoy during the event. 🍱

Register now to secure your spot! 🌟



Tuesday, March 12, 2024
9:00 PM – 10:30 PM UTC


  • Amy Russ


  • Manikhanta Praphul Samavedam

    Northeastern University

    GDSC Lead

  • Puja Chaudhury

    Northeastern University

    Outreach Lead

  • Neel Shahanand

    Digital Media Specialist

  • Jayasurya Sangeeth

    Digital Media Specialist

  • Arpan Patel

    Project Lead

  • Rishab Shukla

    Northeastern University

    Associate Events Co-Ordinator

  • Shrey Patel


    Project Lead

  • Susheel Sriram Ananthan

    Northeastern university


  • Aniedi Udo-Obong

    Regional Leader

  • Utkarsh gogna

    Northeastern University

    Events Core-team

  • Ahana Bandyopadhyay

    Northeastern University

    Outreach Core-team member

  • Anita George

    Northeastern University

    Technical Core team member

  • Muzzammil Hussain Mohammed

    Treasury Core-team

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