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[1 Feb 2022 | Comments Off on Brittany Dane Green | ]

Brittany Green grew up in a rural town in Alabama and had a phenomenal teacher who piqued her interest in math. She wrestled with how to combine her interest in math with her passion for social justice until she discovered data science and statistics. After observing media and academia tout the benefits of machine learning models without regard for how they can negatively affect certain populations, she was drawn to exploring how these models can be used to positively affect society. Now, she contributes to the field of digital technologies and social justice as an assistant professor in information systems, analytics, and operations.