IRE recently awarded six fellowships to educators of color to IRE’s first Online Data Bootcamp for Educators and three fellowships to educators of color to IRE’s first in-person Data Bootcamp for Educators in January at the University of Arizona, thanks to the generosity of the Lumina Foundation and the Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University. IRE is fortunate to have this funding in order to support educators of color in the data journalism community.

The following educators were selected for IRE’s first Educator of Color Fellowships:
Deb Aikat, University of North Carolina
Ruxandra Guidi, University of Arizona
Milton Kent, Morgan State University
Arionne Nettles, Northwestern University
Michael Randolph, Eastern Kentucky University
Yanick Rice Lamb, Howard University
Richelle Rogers, Loyola University Chicago
Ingrid Sturgis, Howard University
Jiafei Yin, Central Michigan University

If you are interested in applying for an Educator of Color Fellowship for financial assistance to the Data Bootcamp for Educators taking place in Tucson, Arizona, January 5-9, you can get more information here. The application due date is October 12th.
For information about financial assistance to all future IRE training programs, you can sign up to receive IRE’s newsletter about fellowship opportunities.