NIPS 2018 ML4D Workshop

For the second year in a row, NIPS is host to a one-day workshop focused on machine learning for the developing world (ML4D). This year’s workshop focuses on achieving sustainable impact within ML4D that can advance both machine learning research and global development objectives. Call for papers is open!

Our work featured by UN Women & Global Pulse

Our research on Discovery of complex anomalous patterns of sexual violence in El Salvador is one of fifteen data innovation projects featured by UN Women and Global Pulse in the report “Gender equality and big data: Making gender data visible” (pg. 14). The goal of this report is to analyze how data can contribute towards achieving the 5th sustainable development goal: achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls.

NIPS ML4D Workshop in the news

Co-organizing the NIPS 2017 Workshop on Machine Learning for the Developing World (ML4D) was incredibly exciting and inspiring! It was wonderful to see so much passion from speakers and participants alike.

We also received attention from the media, this Quartz article talks about the workshop and some of the amazing research that was presented at it. You may find the Proceedings here, and the workshop’s homepage here.