Kyoto Women's University, which plans to open a data science department for the first time at a women's university in April 2023, has signed a partnership agreement in the field of data science education with West Japan Railway Company (JR West).We aim to contribute to the "realization of gender equality" and "solution of social issues" in cooperation with the aim of nurturing women who will contribute to solving social issues.

 JR West is taking on the challenge of creating new value and solving social issues through open innovation as a company that coexists with the local community, leveraging the technologies and know-how it has cultivated through solving problems in the railway business.In addition, various women are active in data science-related fields based on the "Action Plan for Women's Participation and Development of the Next Generation."Kyoto Women's University plans to open the first women's university's Faculty of Data Science in April 2023, and has concluded a partnership agreement in the field of data science education with the common goal of nurturing women who will contribute to solving social issues. did.

 Major future initiatives include the consideration and introduction of educational programs and educational materials for the establishment of the Faculty of Data Science at Kyoto Women's University, career education by JR West female employees who are active in fields related to data science, and case studies of issues in the JR West area. It is planned to provide a regional problem-solving learning program based on this.

Reference: [Kyoto Women's University] Agreement with West Japan Railway Company

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