I am a native of Baltimore, but am now a proud Chicago transplant since attending the University of Chicago. I founded Code Our Dreams due to my passion for using technology as a powerful tool in bridging the education and achievement gap. I currently work as a Data Scientist at an education technology organization called Edovo. I am especially interested in combining my passions for data and technology with art and philosophy, by using the internet as a dynamic medium for storytelling.
Data Scientist with passions for Natural Language Processing, Data Storytelling & Visualizations, and Data Mining & Cleansing.
Builder and leader for Data Operations team, responsible for longterm strategic planning and mentoring team members.
Combined Mathematics and Computer Science with Near Eastern Studies to focus learning on education technology and its mitigation of conflict in the Middle East
Build out the analytics function for Edovo, a mission-driven organization that utilizes secure tablet technology to delivers free access to educational programming and low cost communication services to persons who are incarcerated
Leading and building a Data Operations team to improve scalability and data quality for retail analytics company.
Worked with clients to ensure satisfaction with use of platform and performed advanced analytics outside of the automated capabilities of the platform.
Managed a data lake for Kraft Heinz and built a machine learning application for the company at large, which won the Greenlight Grant award.
Designed and analyzed multi-million dollar media campaigns on behalf of Kraft Heinz and their associated retailers.
Founded Code Our Dreams and recruited two co-founders. Lead strategic planning, engage in major fundraising activities, and spearhead partnerships with other organizations including ChickTech and the Chicago Public Schools. Design and validate core curriculums, including iOS development, Web Development and UX/Design.
Met weekly to tutor and mentor high school refugee girls in Chicago. Assisted with college, job and scholarship applications and essays.
Y Combinator/Startup School Participant