Aleisha Jethwa holds a degree in textile design. She combines art and technology to create interactive experiences.
Alexandre Alves is a systems analyst who loves data challenges, volunteer activism, and transforming ideas into products.
Alice Lai, a student, hopes to become a robotics engineer. She loves electronics and coding and has a passion for Internet of Things technology.
Amelia McNamara holds a PhD in Statistics and teaches university-level statistics and data science. She loves R, data visualization, and citizen science.
Amy Xiao is working to improve her data science skills to help find answers to difficult questions, and empower individuals through tech literacy. She explored math and software development to contribute to space exploration.
Angie Jones is a certified Java programmer with a knack for innovation. She secured more than 20 patented inventions and shares her passion for technology through speaking engagements internationally.
Auriel Fournier, a quantitative ecologist and PhD candidate studying migration and wetlands, is passionate about diversity and equity in STEM, and is an RStats enthusiast.
Brannon Veal is an entrepreneur, engineer, and renewable energy professional with a passion for data analysis initiatives regarding climate change. His projects include health innovation and sensing applications for environmental monitoring.
Brittany Walker is a machinist by trade and went to school to learn traditional metalsmithing. She spends her free time engaging in the local maker community, as both a teacher and learner.
Brooke Fitzgerald is interested in applying quantitative techniques in supervised and unsupervised learning, deep learning, data visualization, and other modeling frameworks to analyze and gain insight into problems across disciplines.
Bruno Gonçalves is a professor and researcher in data science. He has expertise in using large scale datasets for the analysis of human behavior.
Camille Ramseur studies entertainment technology at the Master’s level. She has a passion for computer graphics, Virtual Reality, and research. She hopes to combine her programming with art to create animations.
Christine Quintana, a computer science Master's student with a degree in Astrophysics, and is interested in applying machine learning and data science techniques to astronomical data.
Coral Sheldon-Hess is an engineer and librarian with expertise in web development. She is learning Python and is passionate about using data science to do good for the world.
Daniela Vazquez is data scientist-to-be. Coming from the economic field, she studies Machine Learning and R, and looks forward to practicing her skills.
Elaine Zhan is a neuroscientist-turned-data scientist interested in using critical thinking and data analysis skills to solve complex problems. She excels at creatively and critically assessing data, and using machine learning algorithms in Python to build accurate and insightful models.
Elise Dang studies computer science and loves learning about the latest technological advancements and space exploration.
Erin Grand is passionate about bringing together data and education. She works in data analytics and previously worked as a data scientist, software programmer, researcher, and teacher. She holds two Master’s degrees in Data Science and Astronomy.
Eva Szadeczky-Kardoss holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science. She writes scripts and apps to simplify everyday tasks, and has a passion for game development and astronomy.
Evangeline Garreau is a Ruby developer who loves cooking, reading, swing dancing, and cats.
Hamze Dokoohaki is a PhD student in Agronomy with a focus on statistics. He’s interested in modeling environmental processes.
Imano Williams, a PhD student in computer science, researches software security that uses machine learning and data mining. His experience includes software testing, R and Python programming for data science.
Jasmine Dumas has a background in biomedical engineering, aerospace manufacturing, and product design and development, and currently works as a data scientist working in financial technology. An active member of the R programming community, she enjoys developing open source tools to enable reproducible research and analysis.
Jay Mahabal is a data journalist at a machine-learning startup. He's most interested in communicating data science results through visualizations.
Dr. Jean Njoroge is an engineer by training, with a PhD in Computational Material Science and Engineering. She is passionate about using scientific principles and big data to tackle problems and apply current computational techniques to explore solutions. She co-founded African Women in Computing.
Jhun Rhenz Martinez
Jhun Rhenz Martinez has a passion for engineering and spreading STEM and is active with robotics competitions. He teaches introductory and front-end programming courses to youth in his local community.
Joshua Butner designs and builds web products since 2005. He founded a distributed, cooperative consultancy and works as a designer and front-end developer. Joshua wants to use his powers for good and explore the Dataverse.
Kaelen Medeiros holds a Master’s degree in Biostats and is a statistician in health risk analysis. Her goal is to improve her machine learning and data visualization skills, and find effective ways to engage with and clean data.
Laura Anne Edwards
Laura Anne Edwards is a polymath who works and plays at the intersection of technology, media, and impact. She's passionate about opportunities for access to open data, and STEAM projects for women and girls.
Laura DeCicco has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering and spent a decade developing sensors. She moved into the field of environmental data science and is the author of several R packages. She currently serves as a data scientist for the USGS Water Mission.
Lauren Oldja is a data scientist. She holds a Master's degree in Public Health, and led the team that eradicated Guinea Worm Disease in Karukomuge, South Sudan. She managed the largest household study to date on children's geophagy and environmental enteropathy.
Logan Gallaway is a mechanical engineer currently working as a project manager in the auto industry. His languages include: R, python, Java and SQLH. A passion for data science and the space program led him to attend the Maven launch NASA social event, and pursue a career in data science.
Lucy McGowan is a biostatistics PhD student drawn to adventure and life-long learning. She's committed to reproducible research and uplifting women in STEM. She co-founded R-Ladies Nashville.
Mado Kelleyan enjoys finding ways to combine patterns with electronics. She combines art, tech music and design to create interactive installations. For instance, she created a music festival garden with interactive trees and mandalas playing NASA space sounds.
Malina Keutel believes in the power of data-driven storytelling to unite stakeholders in support of women’s empowerment, and makes that happen with Girls Who Code.
Maria Menicou has a degree in graphic design. She pioneered transforming printed circuit design into an art form, enabling people to touch and interact with technology.
Melissa Fabros is an English major and teacher turned machine learning practitioner.
Michelle Cassel is a finance and operations professional specializing in aerospace manufacturing. She extracts and analyzes data to isolate anomalies and manage trends.
Niki Athanasiadou has a PhD in Molecular Biology and background in genomic data analysis. She works at the intersection of social media data and healthcare and collaborates with nonprofits to make science approachable to lay audiences.
Nujcharee Haswell is a data nerd interested in engaging with data for social good. She volunteers for a local food bank as a data analyst, and is employed as a local government business intelligence.
Renee Gennarelli is a trained biostatistician who works as a senior data analyst. She believes in the power of math and science to change the world for the better.
Robert Rovetto has a lifelong love of space, and a passion for space ontology. He studied philosophy and ontology with space studies courses and hopes to learn to operate satellites and spacecrafts.
Sara Gee is a software engineer supporting education technology issues. NASA’s NEAR mission captivated her attention as a child and sparked a fascination with space travel. Sara is currently teaching herself two new languages: Python and Spanish.
Sian Proctor is a community college instructor who teaches geology, planetary science, and sustainability classes. She hopes to incorporate big data in unique and creative ways.
Tashay Green is a data scientist and graduate student. She uses data to solve real-world problems in the urban context, such as how to make cities more sustainable and equitable for citizens, and use data for social good.
Thomas LaRock served the IT industry in multiple roles, including programmer, developer, analyst, and database administrator and technical evangelist. He holds an MS in Mathematics and studied astronomy. He's focusing on math skills to weave data science tasks into his work.
Wendy Edwards is a programmer interested in security and user experience. She’s involved with the OpenNSM open source project. She believes diversity is important, and participates with Systers and ChiTechDiversity.
Wiebke Hurrelmann is a digital map maker who loves tinkering with hardware and software.
Having worked eight years as a journalist, I'm now a narrative designer for CT Influence Games company, which produces educational games and simulations.