Data Scientist, Allstate Insurance
Rebecca is a mathematician-turned-data-scientist who learned to code in open-source communities. She started out in a journalism lab organizing administrative documents using a mix of fancy and not-so-fancy machine learning techniques. She has worked with DataKind and the City of Chicagoís Department of Innovation and Technology. She currently collaborates on City Bureauís public meetings aggregator, and is excited by the many opportunities for data scientists to make skills-based contributions to their communities.