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12 Inspiring Women In Data Science, Big Data

Women make up half the population, yet it's been well documented that they don't come close to parity in STEM fields. Could the rise of big data and data science offer women a clearer path to success in technology? Here's a list of 12 inspiring women who work in big data and data science.
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Megan Price
Executive Director at Human Rights Data Analysis Group
Keynote video at Strata + Hadoop
Price offered a status update on her organization's ongoing mission to uncover and quantify human rights abuses, during her Strata + Hadoop keynote. Her organization leverages statistical analysis to surface evidence for use in testimony to push for action and change. 
The group has worked on a number of projects in locations that include Guatemala, Columbia, and Syria. For the Syria projects, Price served as lead statistician and author of two recent reports commissioned by the Office of the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights on documented deaths in that country. 
She is a research fellow at the Carnegie Mellon University Center for Human Rights Science, and earned her PhD in biostatistics. 
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Megan Price

Executive Director at Human Rights Data Analysis Group

Keynote video at Strata + Hadoop

Price offered a status update on her organization's ongoing mission to uncover and quantify human rights abuses, during her Strata + Hadoop keynote. Her organization leverages statistical analysis to surface evidence for use in testimony to push for action and change.

The group has worked on a number of projects in locations that include Guatemala, Columbia, and Syria. For the Syria projects, Price served as lead statistician and author of two recent reports commissioned by the Office of the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights on documented deaths in that country.

She is a research fellow at the Carnegie Mellon University Center for Human Rights Science, and earned her PhD in biostatistics.

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