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Becoming a Data Scientist

September 17, 2018
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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?

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About Renée Teate

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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!

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Meet our host
Hugo Bowne-Anderson

Hugo is a data scientist, educator, writer and podcaster at DataCamp. His main interests are promoting data & AI literacy, helping to spread data skills through organizations and society and doing amateur stand up comedy in NYC.


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