talks & tutorials & interviews

Writing a toy programming language DC Joy of Programming, DC, July 2018

A 20-minute talk on triestin, the toy programming language I wrote in Python and Italian. I also presented this at DC Hack & Tell in Oct 2018.

An introduction to the data science workflow in Python PyLadies, DC, March 2018

A 2-hour workshop on getting started with Python for data analysis.

A day in the life of 1 Data Scientist PyLadies, Boston, Nov 2016

A lightning talk with some general reflections on how my early data science days were going.

Getting started with Stata Twaweza, Dar es Salaam, May 2015

A 3-day mini-course for Twaweza staff and University of Dar es Salaam students.

Interview, Shimmer Magazine, Jan 2015

Just some sci fi chat.

Career talk for young development economists, International Growth Center, Dec 2013

A brief interview touching on the Poverty Action Lab, ODI Fellowship Scheme, and general tips for working in (international/economic) development.

Interview, Redstone Science Fiction, Jul 2011

More sci fi chatting.