As we start a new month we would wish to thank you all for the support you have given our lab this far. We had a buzz of activity in June that was made possible through your support.
Rock Your Profile
We started the month by holding our First Event in partnership with LinkedIn.We had the privilege to host Stewart Samkange who is the LinkedIn Talent Solutions Africa. He shared insights on how to build a strong brand presence on Linkedin to attract the right opportunities. The Event was dubbed #RockYourProfile.
Here are a few photos of the moments.
Kaggle Days | Nairobi
In our quest to provide a mentorship platform for aspiring Data Scientists, we were honored to hosting our very first Kaggle days courtesy of Kaggle Days in the Kenya on 6th June. We were glad to have a Kaggle Grand Master Saikumar Allaka within our reach and he shared valuable insights.
Data Science Cohort 4 Successfully Kicked Off
We successfully launched our 4th Data Science cohort on the 2nd Saturday of the month.The cohort has participants drawn from EABL, BAT, Safaricom, Nutrition International, Saracen Media, Palladium, Coke, Kenya Revenue Authority, and Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.
Our program accelerates participants use of artificial intelligence and machine learning to explore questions at the frontiers of human knowledge. These techniques are transforming the Business landscape, and we already see evidence in our earlier cohorts already transformed and we expect their importance will grow rapidly in the years ahead.
Data Clinic for the Kenya Tourism Board
We ran an in-house one week Data Clinic for the Kenya Tourism Board where we worked primarily with the Research department to create tools to aid in the automation of their work.
Guest Speakers Lab Sessions
In our weekly Lab Sessions, We host high profile guest speakers to share industry knowledge and experience to our participants. Here is the list of the guest we hosted in the month June
M&E Advisor, PATH
Health Informatics in Kenya:
The trends, challenges & opportunities
Chief Data Office @ Barclays Bank – Kenya
Setting Up an Enterprise Data
& Analytics Department
Business Development Manager
@ Google – Kenya
Data & Analytics in Business
Development and Marketing
Regional Data Lead @ Diageo – Africa
Data & Analytics Frameworks
I gave a keynote about Artificial Intelligence in the Newsroom at the Internews Regional Summit
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Executive HR Analytics Training
We wound up the month with a one week executive HR Analytics training courtesy of ABMC International. It had participants drawn from Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Uganda and Kenya.
World Data Summit
Artificial Intelligence (AI), mobile, social and Internet of Things (IoT)
are driving data complexity, new forms and sources of data. More and
more organisations rely on data analytics when it comes to their growth
This years World Data Summit will be held in Barcelona Spain from 2nd to 4th October.
We have partnered with World Data Summit to offer you discounted fees for the Summit with Executive Masterclass. If you are interested to attend please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to more engaging moments as we grow together.