Episode 40

Becoming a Data Scientist (with Renée Teate)

September 17th, 2018
machine learning

What are the paths to becoming a data scientist, common data scientist profiles, and how to figure out which ones may be a fit for you?

About Renée Teate

Renée Teate is a Data Scientist at higher ed analytics start-up HelioCampus, and creator and host of the Becoming a Data Scientist Podcast and @becomingdatasci Twitter account. 

Renee is a graduate of James Madison University and the University of Virginia, and has worked with data for her entire career: from starting a local database design and web development business, to working as a data analyst at both JMU and Rosetta Stone, to eventually becoming a data scientist working with data from universities around the US.

She enjoys helping people from a wide variety of backgrounds find learning resources in order to transition into a data science career, and truly believes that anyone can become a data scientist!