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Our speakers for the night will be Emily H Ho from Fordham and Samuel Crane from Amplify. Emily will be talking about working with psychological scales in R. Samuel will be talking about building a data dictionary using blogdown.

Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Speakers: Emily H Ho and Samuel Crane

Host: Amplify, 55 Washington St

Event Organizers: Ludmila Janda, Erin Grand

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Our speakers for the night will be Elizabeth Mauer and Kat Hoffman from Weill Cornell Medicine. Elizabeth will be talking about parameterized reporting in R Markdown. Kat will be discussing the Superlearner machine learning algorithm using the sl3 package.

Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Speakers: Elizabeth Mauer and Kat Hoffman

Host: Weill Cornell Medicine, 1300 York Ave

Event Organizers: Elizabeth Sweeney, Alejandra Gerosa

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R-Ladies NYC is proud and excited that one of our members, Emily Robinson, is co-authoring a book with a fellow R-lady, Jacqueline Nolis! The book, Build a Career in Data Science, is available for pre-order, which comes with online access to all currently available chapters (1-9) access to the rest of the chapters as they come out. This book is a practical guide to preparing for, finding, and excelling in a data science role.

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Our speakers David Shilane and Madison Volpe will share tools and workflows to increase productivity and integrate R with Tableau.

Date: Monday, August 26, 2019

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Speakers: David Shilane and Madison Volpe

Host: AT&T NYC Data Science Research Center

Event Organizers: Gabriela Hempfling, Alejandra Gerosa

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Join us to discuss Data Visualization: A Practical Introduction by Kieran Healy

Date: Saturday, August 31, 2019

Time: 2:00pm

Host: Rizzoli Bookstore, 1133 Broadway (between 25th & 26th)

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The R-Ladies NYC call for a hex sticker design produced three creative and unique submissions. We would like to thank Ayanthi Gunawardana, Kat Hoffman, and Ludmila Janda for their involvement with the R-Ladies NYC community and time spent crafting their designs! Below, each of these R-Ladies shares her inspiration behind her design: Ayanthi Gunawardana: My goal was the keep the logo and colors as simple as possible to ensure it could be scaled to any size.

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Come hang out with R-Ladies at the Royale Bar outdoor patio for an afternoon social full of fun, board games, and splendid R conversation!

Drinks and food will be available for purchase. Collaborative, multi-player and two-player table games will be provided, but feel free to bring your own!

Date: Saturday, July 13, 2019

Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: Royale, 157 Loisaida Ave, New York, NY, 10009

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Thank you so much to Anisha BharathSingh, who originally wrote this post for her blog, found here. We are reposting her post with her consent. If you are an R-Lady interested in writing a blog post or cross-posting a blog post on your own blog, please let us know (via email nyc@rladies.org or via DM on twitter @RLadiesNYC)! On Thursday, May 23, I attended my first R-Ladies NYC meetup! R-Ladies NYC is an organization that promotes gender diversity amongst the R community by organizing a series of events (including this meetup) to support women who want to learn R or want to share their experiences as R programmers.

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We are hosting a very special event - lightning talks from the R-Ladies community! Come out to hear a variety of R & Data Science talks.

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Speakers: A whole lot of R ladies!

Host: OppenheimerFunds

Event Organizers: Brooke Watson, Elizbeth Sweeny

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The New York R conference attracts a diverse yet technical audience which means the bar is high for all invited speakers. This year, over half the speakers were women, including several R-Ladies NYC members. It was such a fun and good experience that we decided to collaborate and write a blog post to encourage others to speak at conferences and provide some tips. Speakers: Ludmila Janda, Emily Robinson, Emily Dodwell, Gabriela Hempfling, Elizabeth Sweeny, Soumya Kalra, Brooke Watson, Amanda Dobbyn, Letisha Smith

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