How publishing is attacking the diversity problem: A data-driven approach

  • March 20, 2019
Ashleigh Gardner, Deputy General Manager at Wattpad Studios, Publishing, talks about how new technologies — such as machine learning — are creating new opportunities to discover and publish marginalized voices. Looking at Wattpad’s own Story DNA machine learning technology, this session highlights the opportunities for publishers to diversify their slates while uncovering exciting new writers, and also examines real-life case studies from Wattpad, showcasing recently-discovered voices that the company has identified among the millions on the platform.

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