S3E1 – Preparing analysts for the real world, with Lisa Carpenter

In this episode of Half Stack Data Science we being season 3, where we talk to a host of experts about data science education, with a conversation with Lisa Carpenter.

Lisa is the lead data science instructor at Digital Futures, with responsibility for the design and delivery of the Data Science programme. Prior to transitioning to teaching, Lisa gained over 10 years of experience in the data industry. Lisa is passionate about empowering people through digital skills and thoroughly enjoys seeing students grow their data careers.

Among many topics, we discussed how chefs are retraining to be data scientists, why Lisa doesn’t like the “let me Google that for you” website, and the present and future of data education.

You can follow Lisa on Twitter: @Lisa_DataCoach


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