Featuring: Gabriela de Queiroz, David Keyes, Sydeaka Watson, and Jen Hecht
This panel will likely be centered on the way you construct a profession round R! Our panelists are all obsessed with R and have every taken a special path to construct a profession round that zeal. We’ll be bearing on matters just like the totally different phases of profession progress and the way you discover a neighborhood you may go to for help. If you are simply getting began in your profession, seeking to make a transition, or all in favour of studying some nice career-building expertise, you’ll want to be part of us!
About Gabriela de Queiroz:
Gabriela de Queiroz is a Sr. Engineering & Data Science Manager at IBM the place she manages and leads a group of builders engaged on Data & AI Open Source tasks. Her group contributes to tasks equivalent to TensorFlow, PyTorch, Apache Arrow, Apache Spark, and a number of other different open supply tasks inside IBM. She works to democratize AI by constructing instruments and launching new open supply tasks. She is obsessed with making knowledge science accessible to all people and is actively concerned with a number of organizations to foster an inclusive neighborhood. She is the founding father of AI Inclusive, a worldwide group that’s serving to enhance the illustration and participation of gender minorities in Artificial Intelligence. She can also be the founding father of R-Ladies, a worldwide group for selling range within the R neighborhood with greater than 180 chapters in 50+ nations.
About David Keyes:
David Keyes is the founding father of R for the Rest of Us, which teaches folks and people to make use of R by means of on-line programs, customized trainings, and public workshops. With stops as an elementary college instructor, PhD social scientist, and program evaluator, David brings his unconventional profession trajectory to his present position, serving to these with who do not consider themselves as typical R customers embrace the facility of R.
About Sydeaka Watson:
Dr. Sydeaka Watson is a local of New Orleans, Louisiana and presently lives in Dallas, Texas. She is Founder and Owner of Korelasi Data Insights, LLC and a Senior Data Scientist at Elicit Insights, LLC. In these roles, Sydeaka makes use of predictive analytics and visible instruments to attract insights from numerous datasets. Sydeaka earned a Ph.D. in Statistics from Baylor University and has a number of years of instructing expertise. In her 5 years as Research Assistant Professor in The University of Chicago Biostatistics Laboratory, she consulted with over 110 biomedical analysis groups in The University of Chicago Medical Center, specializing in statistical evaluation and experimental design for scientific analysis research. Her present analysis pursuits embrace functions of (1) picture recognition for pc imaginative and prescient and (2) knowledge science for social justice. Sydeaka presently serves as Organizer of the R-Ladies Dallas Chapter. She additionally volunteers within the Dallas chapters of Girls Who Code and Black Girls Code.
About Jen Hecht:
Jen Hecht is the VP of People Operations at RStudio. She was first launched to R in 2013, as a non-programmer looking for higher methods to handle analytical tasks – a quest which was aided each by the RStudio toolchain and the welcoming help of R Ladies, R meetup teams, and different great open sources. Ever since, she has been captivated by open knowledge science instruments and the communities that construct them. Before becoming a member of RStudio in 2018, Jen held HR and People Analytics roles in quite a lot of industries, together with monetary companies, biotech, and used document retailers. Outside of labor, Jen loves books and music of all types, and is a novice fly caster.