PyData Seattle 2023

Diversity Panel: Allyship is a journey, not a destination
04-27, 15:30–17:00 (America/Los_Angeles), Hood

What allies can do to support diversity and inclusion in the workplace. A conversation of personal experiences in the field of data science.

Ally is such a broad term; everyone has a different flavor of the exact definition. Often, people want to support inclusion in the workplace but don’t know how. People are always asking the question, “What can I do?”In this panel, experts in the field of data will share their stories and challenges of navigating a professional environment being a minority. What to expect?
Insights, happy anecdotes about overcoming adversity and more importantly, we aim to amplify your perspective of which actions have been the most meaningful for the panel.

Prior Knowledge Expected

No previous knowledge expected

Eloisa is a Data Scientist and Tech Community Organizer of PyData by NumFOCUS, PyLadies and Women Techmakers Seattle. Founder of Women in Data Science conferences in the Seattle area. As an active member in the tech community, Eloisa collaborates with nonprofit tech organizations and enterprises to promote diversity and inclusion programs to support women in the field.

Six Sigma certified, with 8+ years of practical experience applying statistical analysis and models for improving KPIs at Fortune 500 companies. Eloisa has an expertise in enterprise customer negotiation, involving multi-million dollar projects for the manufacturing industry, her portfolio includes clients such as Fiat, Chrysler and Volkswagen. @eloeliasds |

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