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Two Indigenous Youth Workshops on Coding and Programming.

The Grenfell Campus Office of Research and Engagement, in partnership with Ulnooweg Indigenous Communities Foundation, is hosting two Indigenous Youth Workshops on Coding and Programming.


WHO: Indigenous Youth Aged 15-30 (Status or Non-Status/Self-Identifying)


WHAT: Workshops will focus on essential concepts of data science, programming and computer science. Follow-up Virtual Workshop to be hosted in January!


WHY: Join Dr. Jimmy Breen and Holly Martin, two visiting data scientists from Australia, in learning about the applications of programming and computer science, data journalism and bioinformatics! Jimmy and Holly will break down data science into a workshop that's easy to understand, interactive, and fun for all! Back in Australia, Jimmy and Holly work for Telethon Kids, an Indigenous Genomics research group in Adelaide. Their mission is to ensure Indigenous people can manage and maintain their data within their home communities. Be a part of the Indigenous data sovereignty movement and join us for this all-expenses-paid workshop! Lunch will be provided.


WHERE/WHEN:

Bay of Islands Area: Monday, Nov 13th, 10 am-3 pm at the Centre for Research and Innovation, 1 Mill Road, Corner Brook


No previous experience in data management or programming is required!


The Registration for the Workshops is now live!


Bay of Islands

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