Woodgreen Data Science & Python - Jan 2022
(Rights of Passage)
How do computers work?
Why do they need electricity?
What is data?
How much can I make as a data scientist?
What is data bias?
Why should I care about bias?
An introduction to Data Science and Python through Woodgreen Community Services.
2 Hours a Week
1 Video Lesson a Week
1 Homework Submission a Week
No Prior Programming Experience Required
Learners will get an introduction to Data Science concepts and Python
- High Speed Internet
- Access to a Gmail Account
- We Recommend Google Chrome
- Laptop or Desktop for Programming
Meet the Program Developer
Shingai Manjengwa is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fireside Analytics Inc., a data science education solutions company that develops customized programs that teach digital and AI literacy, data science, data privacy, and computer programming to a variety of audiences. Clients include policy makers, practitioners, high school learners, and working professionals. Courses by Fireside Analytics have over 500,000 registered learners on platforms like IBM’s CognitiveClass.ai and Coursera.
A data scientist by profession, Shingai leads Technical Education at the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Toronto, where she translates advanced AI research into educational programming to drive responsible AI adoption and innovation in industry.
Shingai’s book, ‘The Computer and the Cancelled Music Lessons,’ teaches data science to kids from ages 5 to 12 and she holds a Master's degree in Business Analytics from New York University's Stern School of Business. Shingai is the 2020 recipient of the Public Policy Forum, 'Emerging Leader' award. You can find Shingai on LinkedIn and Twitter: @Tjido.