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The conversation this week is with Jigyasa Grover. Jigyasa recently co-authored a book titled Sculpting Data for ML: The First Act of Machine Learning. The book is a combination of a myriad of experiences from brief stints at Facebook, the National Research Council of Canada, and the Institute of Research and Development France, involving data science, mathematical modeling, and software engineering. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a master's degree in computer science and an artificial intelligence specialization. Jigyasa is presently applying her past experiences and knowledge towards applied machine learning in the online advertisement prediction and ranking domain. She served as the director of Women Who Code and lead of Women Techmakers for a handful of years to help bridge the gender gap and technology. In her quest to build a powerful community of girls and boys alike. And believing we rise by lifting others. She mentored aspiring developers and machine learning enthusiasts in various global programs.
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Resources and Topics Mentioned in this Episode
- Follow Jigyasa Grover on Twitter
- Sculpting Data for ML: The First Act of Machine Learning
- Women Who Code
- Women Techmakers
- Internet Relay Chat
- Google Summer of Code
- General Data Protection Regulation