Philanthropic support makes a transformative difference

Berkeley is accelerating societal benefit by educating leaders who will drive real-world applications, catalyzing innovative research and advancing actionable discoveries to benefit people everywhere. The College of Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS) brings together faculty and students from across disciplinary boundaries in a collaborative environment of discovery.

“UC Berkeley has the most creative, intellectually deep, and socially committed faculty and students in the world. We are positioning ourselves to fully harness the power of data and computing so that we can lead the way in biomedicine and health, climate and sustainability, responsible and ethical AI, and many other critical areas of impact.”

 – Jennifer Chayes, Dean, College of Computing, Data Science, and Society

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Leading with the power of data and computing

CDSS is educating the data science driven leaders of tomorrow and addressing our greatest societal challenges. Your support will help bolster a vibrant collaborative community of talented interdisciplinary faculty and students. 

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Accelerating change for the greater good

Your support will provide much needed flexible resources to advance innovations in computing, data science, and statistics; establish new multidisciplinary academic fields to address questions of societal significance; and empower students to engage with data capably and ethically as citizens and leaders.

Gifts at all levels make an immediate, positive impact
Gifts at all levels make an immediate, positive impact

Your support will help CDSS continue to foster innovation in every direction and provide a direct benefit in support of our students, faculty, and interdisciplinary community.

For more information on how your contributions can support the College of Computing, Data Science, and Society, please contact Maura McGinnity, Senior Assistant Dean, External Relations and Development at

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