Meet Shannon! She will graduate with her MSDS in 2021.
Pronouns: she, her
Q: Where is your hometown?
A: Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
Q: What was your undergraduate degree (major), school, and year of graduation?
A: Mathematical Decision Sciences, University of North Carolina, 2017
Q: Any post graduate degrees?
Q: If you worked full-time until recently, or are working now, please share your most recent/current employer and title?
A: Data Analyst at Merkle
Q: What are you particularly interested in learning about data science?
A: I'm interested in many areas of data science, such as computer vision and machine learning, but I am most interested in learning when and how to effectively and responsibly apply such methods to solve real-world problems.
Q: How do you hope to use data science in a future career?
A: In my future career, I hope to use data science to help others. While I don't know exactly what that career will look like, some fields of interest include data journalism, public health, history.
Q: What is a fun fact about yourself?
A: Last fall, I interned in the Yosemite National Park Archives, where I worked on digitizing the park's historic photo collection.