Kari L. Jordan Executive Director, The Carpentries
Dr. Kari L. Jordan is the Executive Director of The Carpentries, a non-profit project that teaches foundational coding and data science skills. In this role, she advocates for The Carpentries' mission, vision, and values through strategic relationships and championing people first, access for all, and community collaboration. Dr. Kari holds a Ph.D. in Engineering Education and an MA in Education from The Ohio State University, as well as an MS and BS in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University. Dr. Kari is an Adjunct Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in the Department of Engineering and Technology, and Chair of the Board for Code for Science & Society. In her free time she enjoys teaching Zumba Fitness Classes.
Stephanie Russo Carroll Assistant Professor, Public Health and American Indian Studies, University of Arizona
Stephanie Carroll is a citizen of the Native Village of Kluti-Kaah in Alaska and of Sicilian-descent. At the University of Arizona, she is Assistant Professor of Public Health, Associate Director for the Native Nations Institute, and Acting Director/Assistant Research Professor at the Udall Center. Her research group, the Collaboratory for Indigenous Data Governance, develops research, policy, and practice innovations for Indigenous data sovereignty. Stephanie chairs the Global Indigenous Data Alliance, the International Indigenous Data Sovereignty Interest Group at the Research Data Alliance, and the Indigenous Data Working Group for the IEEE P2890 Recommended Practice for Provenance of Indigenous Peoples' Data.
Yanina Bellini Saibene Community Manager, rOpenSci
Professor at UNAB, Project Lead for R-Ladies, Co-founder of MetaDocencia, LatinR, and R-Ladies Santa Rosa. Member, The Carpentries Executive Council, R-Ladies Global and Leadership Team, RForwards Core Team, R Consortium Infrastructure Steering Committee, R4DS_ES, useR! Working Group, MiR, Argentine Society of Informatics (SADIO). Teaching Tech Together and R4DS translator.
Konrad Förstner Professor for Data and Information Literacy, ZB MED - Information Center for Life Sciences and TH Köln - University of Applied Sciences
Konrad Förstner holds a joint professorship for Data and Information Literacy at ZB MED - Information Center for Life Sciences and TH Köln - University of Applied Sciences. The research of his group covers a broad spectrum of applications of bioinformatics and data science in the life sciences.
Joslynn Lee Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO
Joslynn is of the Diné (Navajo), K’awaika (Laguna Pueblo) and Haak’u (Acoma Pueblo) people. Joslynn is currently an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO. Prior to her current appointment at FLC, she was a Data Science Educator at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s DNA Learning Center and Science Education Fellow at Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Her teaching experience in the areas of computational chemistry/biology and data science skills has encouraged her to train bench scientists to better analyze their data. Joslynn cares about training more American Indian/Alaska Native students and their communities in genomics in a culturally appropriate way. Joslynn sits on the Carpentries Equity Council and is in the process of collaborative projects for new lessons.