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Hone Your Data Science Skills

The WiDS Datathon is an opportunity to discover and hone data science skills while solving an interesting and critical social impact challenge. Whether you are an aspiring data scientist or a data science enthusiast, WiDS provides a supportive environment for participants to connect, share interests, learn from, help each other, and have a lot of fun!

Datathon Impact…

4000

Competitors

100

Countries

75

Women

90

First-Timers

Datathon 2024 Challenge Theme: Equity in Healthcare

In 2024, the Datathon focuses on equity in healthcare, with sponsor Gilead Sciences providing rich data on metastatic breast cancer treatment, providers, facilities, and patients. Participants will analyze a unique dataset to identify possible inequities in patient care, such as treatment duration and time to adoption of treatment.

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WiDS Datathons & Timeline

WiDS Datathon #1

Designed for data science enthusiasts who are discovering or building their data skills.

January 9, 2024

WiDS Datathon opens on Kaggle.

February 27, 2024

Entry and Team Merger deadline.

March 1, 2024

WiDS Datathon closes and final Kaggle submission deadline to be eligible for all leaderboard prizes.

March 7, 2024

WiDS Datathon winners announced

WiDS Datathon #2

Designed for data science enthusiasts who are discovering or building their data skills.

April 9, 2024

WiDS Datathon opens on Kaggle.

May 29, 2024

Entry and Team Merger deadline.

June 1, 2024

WiDS Datathon closes and final Kaggle submission deadline to be eligible for all leaderboard prizes.

June 7, 2024

WiDS Datathon winners announced.

WiDS Datathon++

Datathon University Edition designed for advanced-level students.

September 18, 2023

WiDS Datathon++ opens on Kaggle. Learn more about how to bring the WiDS Datathon++ to your classroom.

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June 23, 2024

Entry and Team Merger deadline.

June 30, 2024

WiDS Datathon++ closes and final Kaggle submission deadline to be eligible for all leaderboard prizes.

July 12, 2024

WiDS Datathon++ winners announced.

Participate in the WiDS Datathon

Data Science Enthusiasts

Participate in the WiDS Datathon Challenge and hone your data science skills

WiDS Ambassadors

Bring the WiDS Datathon to your local colleagues

Mentors

Assist Datathon participants through the challenge at local WiDS Datathon Workshops

University Instructors

Bring the WiDS Datathon to your classroom and integrate it into course curricula

Resources for Finding Teammates

Connect with global WiDS Datathon participants in the following ways:

1

WiDS Datathon Slack

Connect with potential teammates in a WiDS Datathon 2024 Slack channel.

2

WiDS Datathon Kaggle

Make a post for finding teammates on the WiDS Datathon Kaggle Discussion Board.

3

WiDS Datathon Workshops

Attend a regional WiDS Datathon Workshop to connect with WiDS Datathon participants and mentors in your region.

Questions about the Datathon?

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