Glynn Scholar Marissa Lucht to Present at TEDxUND 2018

Author: Jane Kraemer

TEDxUND 2018 is designed both to spread great ideas in the mission of TED and to showcase the ideas and talents of the Notre Dame community. Glynn Senior and Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics major Marissa Lucht will be one of the presenters on April 28, keeping with the TED mission to “foster learning, inspiration, and wonder” and our TEDxUND 2018 theme: "Dare to…” 

Dare to Humanize Data

How can data be used to make better decisions? This question is central to organizational strategies and has become an integral part of our day-to-day lives. As the storage and usage of data continues to grow exponentially, we have more data than we know what to do with. Drowning in data, decision-makers often forget the people behind the numbers. In an ever-evolving world, it is critical now more than ever to recognize the human dignity of each individual and to understand that no one is reducible to merely a number. Senior Marisa Lucht will remind the audience of the importance of viewing people as more than numbers in order to successfully “humanize data.”