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August 19-21 - Co-Located Events
August 21-23 - Conference
Hilton San Diego Bayfront - San Diego, CA
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Thursday, August 22 • 4:55pm - 5:30pm
BoF: Gen Z & Millennials Diversity in Data Science and STEM: Why Open Source is the Key - Saveree Joshipura, UCSD Student & Intern, Applied Materials*

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This talk will focus on the gaps that exist in today’s enterprise workforce and university education as it relates to the new STEM and Data Science workplace. Specifically, as major educational institutions launch undergraduate Data Science degrees, the industry is looking at data scientists with 3-5 years of experience. How can universities and enterprises collaborate to reduce this gap? Ideas include incubators on campus and departments prioritizing open source development work within courses. We will also cover the gaps of expectations in priorities when millennials and Gen Z join the workforce - hired by executives from the classic Gen X school of people management. The talk will also go into use cases from real-world to show how Open Source is the key to solving this major disconnect!

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Saveree Joshipura

Data Science Student & Intern, Applied Materials
Final year student of Data Science at UC San Diego and currently an intern at Applied Materials in Machine Learning. Worked on technology/software projects that span verticals and functions like marketing, business, social work, engineering, education, music, entertainment and telecom... Read More →



Thursday August 22, 2019 4:55pm - 5:30pm
Aqua Salon E
  • Session Slides Included Yes