STEMinist Intro to Data Science Bootcamp - Cal NERDS
According to the American Association of Women only 26% of computing professionals are women (Belec, 2016). STEMinist provides data science training, R coding, and career preparation to UC Berkeley STEM female low-income and/or underrepresented minority undergraduate and graduate students. If you are not a student but part of our campus community and are interested in STEMinist please text Director Diana Lizarraga. This opportunity helps participants pivot into internships and job opportunities in the tech industry. Goals include developing a female tech industry ready workforce, providing insight into tech-related career trajectories, connecting with positive female industry role models, career preparation, and creating hands-on experiences with data science and coding in R. In two sessions, students can gain an introduction to Data Science, develop a network, and gain professional development tools. We are fortunate to have collaborated with various partners for our coding and professional development including Author of “Get The Job You Love: An easy to follow guide to help students get the career they want” and LinkedIn Coach Marjorie Weingrow, Pandora, Facebook, Kaiser Permanente, Climate.com, LinkedIn, Pandora, etc.