Woz U Data Science Webinar - What is Data Science?

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If you’re a logical person who LOVES to solve problems using data, you’d probably agree that with IBM predicting demand for data scientists soaring 28% by 2020, it is a *very* intelligent career choice. In fact, as a data scientist, you’d help make companies smarter and make better business decisions. Awesome, right?

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Three reasons why data scientist is the top job in America

  • The best way to break into the field

  • Knowing the day-to-day demands of a data scientist

  • Technology, language and platforms associated with data science

  • An understanding of employment opportunities and career paths within data science

  • An overview of what the Woz U Data Science curriculum covers

Who this is for:

  • Those with mathematical, statistics or Microsoft Excel expertise that are looking to take their skills to the next level

  • Those interested in learning more about a career in data science

  • Those who want a greater understanding of how data science works and some insider predictions on where the industry is heading

Led by Woz U expert instructor, Meredith Dodd!

Meredith Dodd currently acts as the program chair, instructor, and mentor for the Woz-U data science program. She has eight years of experience as a data scientist specializing in the health care and defense industry fields. Prior to her work at Woz-U, Meredith was a Quantitative Data Analyst and Program Evaluator for the U.S. Army Public Health Center, where she helped Office of the Surgeon General programs develop insights through data. Meredith received her Ph.D. in Health Psychology from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2015.

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