Career Paths in Data Science

Women-led Panel Discussion & Open House

Join us on March 10 for a women-led panel discussion with our alumnae and the School Director of NYC Data Science Academy. Learn the career prospects of taking the 12-week data science bootcamp in-person & online.


NYC Data Science Academy

500 8th Avenue, Suite 905, New York, NY 10018

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 | 6:30 pm ET

The event will be live streamed for those who can't make it in-person.




Celebrating Women in Data Science- Panel Discussion

Join us on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, for a women-led panel discussion on career paths in data science. Hear more about the journey of our bootcamp alumnae Kathryn Bryant, Data Scientist at SeatGeek and Sheetal Darekar, Manager of Data Science and Analytics at Verizon, and of Vivian Zhang, School Director and CTO of NYC Data Science Academy.

Vivian has many years of practical experience in data technologies and the analytics, and has the expertise in multiple programming languages including R, Python, Hadoop, and Spark. She was ranked in "9 Women Leading The Pack In Data Analytics" by Forbes in August 2016. She enjoys meeting people and enjoys sharing her experiences with young professionals and students.

Kathryn is a PhD in math. After graduating in 2016, she worked for a year as an assistant professor of mathematics at Colorado College in Colorado Springs before deciding to switch into data science. In Fall 2017, she moved to New York to take the bootcamp at NYCDSA. She got her first data science job with National Grid. After two years with National Grid, she joined SeatGeek in February 2020 as a data scientist. She will be focusing on projects that support the marketing teams and help grow SeatGeek's user base.

Sheetal has earned her Master's degree in Information Technology Management majoring in Analytics from The University of Texas at Dallas. At Verizon Consumer Marketing Group, she is responsible for driving brand and creative strategies based on predictive analytical insights for Verizon Up - Verizon’s loyalty program. She has about 9 years of telecommunication experience in various roles at T-Mobile, Ericsson and Accenture involving Data Science, Business Intelligence, Project Management and Software Development.

6:30pm - 7:00pm Registration, mingling, and snacks
7:00pm - 7:10pm NYC Data Science Academy Overview
7:10pm - 7:45pm Panel Discussion on Career Paths in Data Science 
7:45pm - 8:00pm Q&A and more mingling

Celebrate women in data science with us, visit our campus and learn how you can land a job as a data scientist by attending our immersive data science bootcamp. Get a chance to meet directly with our admissions officers, instructors, and other staff members who can walk you through our bootcamp curriculum and the admissions process.

Throughout the event, you will gain more information about what it takes to achieve your goal to establish a data science career at companies such as Facebook, Spotify, Google, JP Morgan, and more.

Light snacks and refreshments will be served. The event will also be live-streamed for those who can't make it to the event in person.



 Look forward to seeing you at the Academy

Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 6:30 pm ET


NYC Data Science Academy

500 8th Avenue, Suite 905, New York, NY 10018
The event will also be live-streamed for those who can't make it to the event in person.