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With Alexis Mikaelian (Biz Dev, Enigma) & Kristen Sosulski (Prof. Info Systems, NYU Stern).
Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 06:30 PM   Absolutely Free
Enigma, 245 5th Ave
 
     
 
 
              

          
 
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---------------------------Agenda---------------------------6:30-6:55pm Networking

6:55-7:00pm Careers at Enigma

Enigma was founded with a mission to empower people to interpret & improve the world around them. In September of 2018, we announced $95 million in new funds to continue to work toward that goal. Were looking for passionate peoplejoin us.https://www.enigma.com/blog/letter-from-our-founders

7:00-7:15pm An Exploration in Public Data: The Non-Mega Donors of the 2018 Midterms

Who are the major donors to campaigns during an election year? What do individual contributions look like? Do software engineers tend to donate to a specific party? What can we discover by looking at the data? Alexis Mikaelian will walk us through a public data project sparked by a recent discussion at Enigma about the midterm elections, what its like to dive into something data-first, & all the project hiccups & pivots along the way.

7:15-7:45pm Talk by Kristen Sosulski

Kristen is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at New York Universitys Stern School of Business. Kristen received her doctorate in Communications, Computing, & Technology in Education from Columbia University. Her B.S. is from NYU Stern School of Business in Information Systems. Learn more about Kristen Sosulski at kristensosulski.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sosulski/

Professor Sosulski has a new book out on Sep 18: Data Visualization Made Simple: Insights Into Becoming Visual (Routledge) (https://www.routledge.com/Data-Visualization-Made-Simple-Insights-into-Becoming-Visual/Sosulski/p/book/9781138503915)

7:45-8:15pm Networking

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---------------------------Book Raffle---------------------------We will be raffling a copy of Kristen's book! Please be sure to enter the raffle when you attend the event.

---------------------------------------------Twitter Accounts / Hashtags---------------------------------------------@sosulski (Kristen Sosulski)@enigma_data (Enigma)@WiMLDS_NYC (NYC Women in ML & DS)@reshamas (Reshama Shaikh)

#OpenData#dataviz#Election2018

 
 
 
 
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