Advisory Committee Member
Dr. Sarah Stone
Sarah Stone is the Executive Director of the University of Washington eScience Institute, the campus hub for data-intensive discovery, where she where she oversees operations and planning; and designs and implements programs and partnerships. Stone also directs the summer UW Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) program which partners student fellows from across the country with project leads from academia, government, and the private sector to work on focused collaborative projects for societal benefit. As part of the leadership team for the West Big Data Innovation Hub (WBDIH), Stone fosters cross-sector partnerships connecting data science research, education, and practice in areas such as metro data science, precision medicine, and natural resources/hazards. Stone has a doctorate in marine sciences from UC Santa Barbara and has previously been involved in many large, interdisciplinary research projects in oceanography.