The HBCU Data Science Consortium is a non-profit organization that aims to create a community of data science professionals from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The Consortium seeks to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field of data science by providing resources, networking opportunities, and professional development to HBCU students, faculty, and alumni.

About Us


The mission of the HBCU Data Science Consortium is to empower HBCU students, faculty, and alumni to become leaders in data science and related fields. The Consortium seeks to achieve this mission by providing access to resources, opportunities, and a community of like-minded professionals.


The vision of the HBCU Data Science Consortium is to become a leading organization in the field of data science that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Consortium aims to create a pipeline of students who are equipped to solve complex problems and make a positive impact in their communities.

Upcoming Event HBCU DSC Annual Celebration 2024

The HBCU Data Science Consortium presents its annual Data Science Celebration themed Bridging the Gaps Between the Pillars of Data Science, on April 19 - April 20, 2024    in the Virginia area.  Join us as we cultivate our professional learning community and network around data science education and research at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

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Announcement Call for Presentation / Posters

The HBCU Data Science Consortium is interested in posters of data science that validate important research issues or showcase realistic applications that impact the HBCU community and community partners.