Data science is underrepresented in Indian education.

We’re here to solve that. We’re here to empower the youth of India.

About Us

Founded in May 2017 by a small team of UC Berkeley undergrads, we began to design a curriculum that would teach high school students fundamental concepts of data science, taking them from introductory Python programming and statistical knowledge to basic machine learning algorithms. As we spread the word about our effort, our core team expanded to include about 20 students from institutions around the world. Our first cohort of college and high school instructors taught programs at schools in four Indian cities: Delhi, Gurgaon, Bangalore, and Chennai. Even if schools did not have computers, they still taught the theoretical content, as data literacy is our goal.

But why? Given the growing relevance of data and computing, we wish to ensure that Indian citizens have the resources to not only understand data, but also appreciate the power of data science. We were inspired by how Berkeley's data science curriculum significantly improves access to core concepts, and decided to take this approach to India, a nation that is growing rapidly, and has been projected to grow even faster. Although there do exist introductory data science resources online, we're ensuring that our curriculum is accessible to everyone, regardless of their background, and are actively encouraging students to pursue data science in both academia and industry. By exposing Indian students to this discipline, as well as the importance of data and computing themselves, we hope to ensure India's development is more equitable.

400 Students Taught

35 Volunteer Instructors

15 Universities Represented

After all this progress, what's next?

Get in touch with partners in academia and industry to refine our curriculum and give talks to DSI students about the field.

Nitika Malhotra, data scientist at Zomato, a major Indian software company, gives a talk about the importance of data science to our students at the all-female Kadarpur Government School in Haryana.

Continue to refine our curriculum by not only adding more material, but also giving more resources to our instructors and making it more accessible as a whole.

Sathvik, our co-founder, helps our instructors teach a lesson through a webinar

Building up our presence at UC Berkeley by bringing some of the best and brightest students and faculty on board.

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