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13 Data Scientist You Must Follow on Twitter: International Women’s Day Edition


Women are 50% of the world population, and only hold 23% of STEM roles worldwide. The rise of data science is offering women a clearer path to success in technology. It is happening right now.

For #IWD2017 here’s a list of 13 inspiring women who work in data science and are changing technology forever.

1. Renee M. P. Teate, documenting her path from “SQL Data Analyst pursuing an Engineering Master’s Degree” to “Data Scientist”

2. Jessica Lundin, Senior Data Scientist at Microsoft Research (MSR), Entrepreneur. Communicator. Builder of teams and smart products.

3. Hilary Mason, Founder at @FastForwardLabs. Data Scientist in Residence at @accel. I ♥ data and cheeseburgers.

4. Monica Rogati, Data Science advisor. Turning data into products and stories. Former VP of Data @Jawbone & @LinkedIn data scientist. EP @DCVC. CMU CS PhD.

5. Hilary Parker, Data Scientist @StitchFix, formerly @Etsy. Biostatistics PhD from Hopkins. Co-host of @NSSDeviations #rstats #rcatladies

6. Lillian Pierson, PE, Data Science Trainer & Coach, Engineer, 3x Author @WileyTech, 2x Instructor @LinkedIn Keeping it real over on Instagram @bigdatagal. Find me!!

7. Lada Adamic, Facebook Data Scientist.

8. Sasha Laundy, Data Scientist at Polynumeral

9. Natalia Mclean, Data scientist @ 1001 Books

10. Juliet HLC Hougland, Mathlete gone pro, Data Scientist @Cloudera. Stats, ML, Hadoop, and Diversity in Tech.

11. Inmaculada Martinez, Tech Pioneer and Data Scientist. Venture Partner at Deep Science Ventures

12. Sarah Guido, Senior Data Scientist at @mashable, @umich grad. @SciPyConf 2017 ML/AI Chair.

13. Cecilia Liao, cecilialiao = {‘@dunnhumby’: ‘data scientist’, ‘@pydatalondon’: ‘co-organiser’}


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