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Behind the scenes of visual journalism

Details For our March event, we are excited to host Will Chase, who will be discussing data visualization and visual journalism. This event will be hosted over Zoom. The link will be emailed to those who are registered, as well as posted on this Meetup page at noon on the day of the event. Agenda (times approximate): 7-7:05 pm: R-Ladies NYC Announcements 7:05-7:50: Behind the scenes of visual journalism 7:50-8:15: Questions and wrap-up

Workshop An Introduction to Working with Geospatial Data in R

Details For our February Meetup, we welcome R-Ladies NYC board member Ayanthi Gunawardana, who will teaching a workshop titled “An Introduction to Working with Geospatial Data in R.” She will show participants how to import, process, and map geospatial data in R. Ayanthi will also introduce some basic geospatial concepts, different file formats, and best practices in creating maps. She will primarily be working with the sf package for processing the geospatial data, and ggplot2 for plotting the data.

Join our team! R-Ladies NYC Board Information Session

Details If getting more involved with your local R-Ladies New York chapter was on your list of 2022 resolutions, here’s your chance! We are looking for new members to join us as event organizers on the R-Ladies NYC Board. This information session will be a meet and greet with current board members: we’ll introduce ourselves, explain responsibilities and the expected time commitment of a board member, and highlight initiatives we’d like to pursue in 2022.

Package Development Workshop (Day 1) - Your First Package

Details We are thrilled to kick off our 2022 programming by welcoming Joyce Robbins to lead us through a two-day interactive package development workshop! This first module will guide participants through creation of their first package. Besides familiarity with R/RStudio and basic function writing, there are no prerequisites. RSVP for this workshop is via Google Form: https://forms.gle/3rkuU8CZDMBrudfK8/. For more information about “Package Development Day 2 - Package Documentation,” see Meetup event https://www.

Package Development Workshop (Day 2) - Your First Package

Details We are thrilled to kick off our 2022 programming by welcoming Joyce Robbins to lead us through a two-day interactive package development workshop! This second hour-long module will guide participants through types of and tools for package documentation. It builds upon material from “Package Development Day 1 - Your First Package” (see Meetup event https://www.meetup.com/rladies-newyork/events/283033216/), however participants can join this second session independently. Besides familiarity with R/RStudio and basic function writing, there are no prerequisites.

End-of-Year Celebration for Women and Gender Minorities

[Please note: At the request of members of our community for an R-Ladies space exclusively for minority genders, this event is limited to those who identify as such (including but not limited to women, trans men, non-binary, and gender nonconforming individuals). Male allies have been great supporters of our chapter and the R-Ladies mission to promote gender diversity in the R Community – for which we are grateful! – and we believe the best way male allies can support us this month is by honoring the need for and benefit of such a space.

R-Ladies Book Club

Details For our November book club, we’ll be discussing “The Manager’s Path: A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change” by Camille Fournier. This event will be hosted over Zoom, and the link will be available on this Meetup page the morning of the event. We will request your email address upon registration to ensure you receive the Zoom passcode. R-Ladies is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone.

R-Wars Tidyverse vs. Base R and Writing Reports in R Markdown

Details For our November event, we will have two guest speakers. Dorota Biedzio will discuss the advantages and disadvantages between the tidyverse and base R. Alyssa Goldberg will teach us how to batch-process reports using RMarkdown. This event will be hosted over Zoom, and the link will be available on this Meetup page at noon on the day of the event. Agenda (times approximate): 7:05pm - 7:10pm: R-Ladies NYC Announcements 7:10pm - 7:40pm: Dorota’s talk on tidyverse vs.

R-Ladies NYC Lightning Talks

Details We are excited to host an online version of one our most popular events - R-Ladies NYC Lightning Talks! We are extending the submission deadline to provide more support for interested speakers, and have added a speaker workshop on 9⁄23 to provide guidance and support. If you are interested in proposing a talk but want to brainstorm ideas, get feedback, or some encouragement, join us for the event on 9⁄23 and RSVP on our meetup page.

Panel Discussion Working with and Learning from COVID-19 data

Details We are thrilled to host a series of experts to discuss their experiences working with different types of COVID-19 data, insights they’ve gleaned, and challenges they’ve encountered with these complex and rapidly evolving data. This event will be hosted over Zoom; the link will be available on this page the morning of the event, and the passcode will be emailed to you. R-Ladies is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone.