Danielle Smalls-Perkins

Danielle Smalls-Perkins co-founded MiR Community with the hope that the R community would continue to encourage the inclusion and recognition of contributions made from R users of diverse backgrounds. She loves to use R for understanding and storytelling. Danielle currently works as a Senior Strategist in Google’s Trust and Safety Team. She advocates for model fairness, interpretability, and reducing harmful outcomes of algorithmic decision-making on vulnerable populations.

rstudio::global 2021

Your R is My R too: Reflections on creating the Mi-R community

January 21, 2021

There are still members of the R community that have expressed desires for a more inclusive space in addition to these strides.