DR. BRANDEIS MARSHALL

Datapreneur. Educator. Strategist.

Brandeis Marshall is an American data scientist, CEO of DataedX, and Full Professor of Computer Science at Spelman College, where she is the former Chair of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences. Starting in September 2019, Marshall is a faculty associate at Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. She has also worked to broaden participation in the field of data science to increase representation of underrepresented minorities, including her effort Black Women in Data

DR. BRANDEIS MARSHALL
CEO OF DATAEDX GROUP

DataedX Group is a social impact business that provides educational resources and training in recognizing algorithmic harms and humanizing data for data educators, scholars and practitioners. As its founder and CEO, Brandeis a data equity strategist who has advised and educated thousands in public and corporate sectors. Her work focuses on exposing and mitigating the harmful impact of data practices on technology and society.

Before founding her data education and ethics company, she thought she’d be a college professor or administrator for the rest of her career. The cascading multigenerational influence of algorithms made engaging the current workforce in data eduction more urgent than educating the next generation. Data is fueling the algorithms that’s making the tech and that tech is perpetuating harm to Black women and other minoritized groups. Her book, Data Conscience: Algorithmic Siege on our Humanity Wiley Publishing September 2022, is written for rebel tech talent who acknowledge and are prepared to address the current limitations of the data life cycle and software development.

Brandeis holds a Ph.D. and Master of Science in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Rochester.