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Wednesday, August 29 • 5:40pm - 6:20pm
BoF: Inclusion, Diversity, and Community: The R-Ladies Initiative - Gabriela de Queiroz & Augustina Ragwitz, R-Ladies

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Inclusion, Diversity, and Community: the R-Ladies initiative

Abstract: R-Ladies is an organization with the mission of promoting diversity in R Community via meetups and mentorships. The first chapter was founded in San Francisco in 2012 and in 2018, R-Ladies has grown to over 100 chapters in 37 countries and more than 20,000 members around the world. In this talk, we will share the R-Ladies history, the amazing work we have achieved, future plans and how you can support R-Ladies around the world.

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Gabriela de Queiroz

Sr. Developer Advocate/Manager, IBM
Gabriela de Queiroz is a Sr. Engineering & Data Science Manager and a Sr. Developer Advocate at IBM where she leads the CODAIT Machine Learning Team. She works in different open source projects and is actively involved with several organizations to foster an inclusive community. She... Read More →
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Augustina Ragwitz

Open Source AI Developer Advocate, IBM
Augustina expresses her role at IBM as an Open AI Developer Advocate through Computational Anthropology & the Anthropology of Computing. A meaning-maker fluent in multiple modes of expression emphasizing the humanity in the human-computer experience, Augustina’s presentations... Read More →

Wednesday August 29, 2018 5:40pm - 6:20pm PDT
Room 213