[SEASON 2 EP 5] Finding Community in Data Science with Reshama Shaikh

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Reshama Shaikh, Will Nowak, Triveni Gandhi

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Now that we’ve covered how open source works, we’re looking to pull back the curtain and see who’s actually contributing. In part 2/2 of our open source series, we sat down with Reshama Shaikh, a statistician and key organizer of scikit-Learn sprints, to learn about the ups & downs of open source contributing, as well how a Sprint in Nairobi benefits Fortune 500 companies in the US. Reshama Shaikh is an independent data scientist/statistician and MBA with skills in Python, R and SAS. I worked for over 10 years as a biostatistician in the pharmaceutical industry. Further Reading: Stack Overflow Developer Survey; Open Source Contributors: https://insights.stackoverflow.com/survey/2019#developer-profile-_-contributing-to-open-source How to Organize a Scikit Learn Spring by Reshama Shaikh: https://reshamas.github.io/how-to-organize-a-scikit-learn-sprint/ Reshama Shaikh’s Website: https://reshamas.github.io/ Contributing to scikit-Learn: https://scikit-learn.org/stable/developers/contributing.html Gitter scikit-Learn: https://gitter.im/scikit-learn/scikit-learn scikitLearn Mailing List: https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/scikit-learn

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