Lightning Talks!

We have an awesome lineup of speakers giving lightning talks! These talks are 5 minutes in length on a wide variety of R and data science topics. Come learn from your peers! Agenda: 6:30-6:55: Food & Networking 6:55-7:00: Introduction by our host 7:00-8:30: Lightning talks 8:30-9:00: Networking Talks and speakers: Using R to Analyze Recruiting Pipelines: Maryam Jahanshahi Freak Your Factors: Luda Janda Cooking Up Statistics: The Science & The Art: Letisha Smith Digital data extraction using R and other tools: Jaya Satagopan Reticulate: An R Interface to Python: Elizabeth Sweeney Who Reads Whom: Text Mining Literary Interviews: Sarah Rankin Teaching the Tidyverse to Coworkers: Erin Grand InteRactive: how to make your reports more engaging with R & Plotly: Gulya Radjapova Debugging Data in R: Hannah Flaherty Sum of Nothing: R, Python pandas, and the different ways to do math with missing data: Christine Zhang Non-Representative Polls: Jennifer Kanjana Breathing New Life into Old PowerPoint Templates: Kelly Dietz The Stories behind Missing Data: Policy and Practice in Social Services: Rika Gorn Cracking the Data Science Interview: Learning from Both Sides of the Interview Table: Catherine Zhou Visit our Meetup page to RSVP.

Introduction to Shiny Apps using NBA data

Come out for our May event for a tutorial on Shiny! Julia Wrobel, a PhD candidate in biostatistics at Columbia University, will be teaching us to make and deploy Shiny apps using NBA data. The materials for this talk can be found on Julia’s website. Bring your laptops so that you can code as you go! Visit our Meetup page for more details and to RSVP. Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Tidy evaluation: Programming with ggplot2 and dplyr

Parallelization of Simulations with the foreach Package and Missing Data in R

Come out to our March event to hear talks from two great R Ladies! First we’ll learn about parallelization of simulations with the foreach R package, with applications to progression free survival assessed using electronic health records. Then we’ll get an introduction to methods for handling missing data in R. Visit our Meetup page for more details and to RSVP. Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Time: 6:30pm Speakers: Elizabeth Sweeney and Mine Dogucu

Creating websites in R

Ever wanted to create a blog or website to share your work or ideas? Join us for a tutorial on creating websites in R! Emily Zabor will cover the basics of creating a website or blog in R. After the tutorial, Daniela Vazquez of R Ladies Buenos Aires and Montevideo, will give us a one-year update on her transition to a data science career. Visit our Meetup page for more details and to RSVP.

R in the World of Education

Tour of R in Peer to Peer Lending

A Focus on Health

Launching R-Ladies NYC!