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Women in Data Science with Layla Bouzoubaa
September 18, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
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About This Event
Women in Data Science
Time: 1PM EDT
Length: 60 Minutes
Event Type: Virtual
Featuring Guest Speaker
Lead Research Analyst – University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Layla Bouzoubaa is a Lead Research Analyst for the University of Miami (UM) Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS). Additionally, she is the Product Manager for UM’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s (SCCC) SCAN360.com. She focuses on substance abuse research which targets interventions to patients suffering from opioid addiction – which includes developing web apps for resource mapping, data harmonization, and population statistics/visualizations to building models that will inform proper treatment. Layla also has the pleasure in co-instructing “Data Science for Biostatistics”, a 6-week summer course for masters and PhD level students within DPHS.
Outside of work, Layla organizes R-Ladies Miami, an international organization that promotes gender equity among the data science community, and Google Developers Group (GDG) Miami, a community group that encourages and enables the discussion of new technologies in South Florida. She also organizes the annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) Miami conference, a Google Women Techmaker (WTM) ambassador, and is a facilitator of Google’s #IamRemarkable initiative.
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