@EricTLiu chat with #SPSM about #Hackathons and #Suicide #Prevention #Innovation, 3/13/16, 9pCT

Eric Liu, Executive Director of Bayes Impact, joins #SPSM, 3/13/16, 9pCt to chat about how data science and the “hackathon” model can be used to prevent suicide.

Bayes Impact is a nonprofit that uses data to address pressing public interest problems. They are also leading a White House hackathon focused on suicide prevention. Don’t know how any of that really works? Never heard of Y Combinator? No problem! Come chat with Eric, by joining us on Twitter, and watching us stream LIVE here:

Update: Here is the Storify Summary of the Chat.

Eric Lui

Eric is the US Executive Director of Bayes Impact, a nonprofit that uses data to address pressing public interest problems. The organization is funded by Y Combinator, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Before Bayes Impact, Eric was a venture capitalist at Thomvest Ventures investing in data science companies. He was named “30 under 30” in social entrepreneurship by Forbes in 2016.

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