I’m a first-generation college graduate who started their career as a high school science teacher before taking a hard left turn into data science. And while I’ve never worked more than a couple of months as a data scientist, I’ve built a career out of developing data science content that is approachable, engaging, and intended to bring joy to learners.
One of the things I’m most passionate about is removing barriers to data science careers, so that anyone who is interest in this field has the skills, knowledge, and opportunities that they need to be successful.
I hope this site serves as a resource for your own personal learning journey, and is a place where you enjoy spending time and feel a little less alone as you embark on your learning endeavors.
You - yes, you! - have a brand, whether you realize it or not. This post walks through how to identify your personal brand and then consistently use it to help differentiate yourself in a crowded job market. Read more
The #TidyTuesday Extravaganza is a warm, welcoming place for anyone interested in getting started creating data visualizations in R and//or creating beginner-friendly content using #TidyTuesday datasets Why Unfiltered? I’m all about learning out loud, and believe that mistakes are key to progress. Every Monday I’ll be working with a dataset that I’ve never seen, sharing how I explore and approach it, and ultimately create a couple of graphs that anyone can use to get started on their own #TidyTuesday journey!Read more
R4DS Online Learning Community: improvements to self-taught data science and the critical need for diversity, equity, and inclusion in data science education
R for Data Science (R4DS) Online Learning Community: lessons learned Read more