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July 15-18, 2019
Portland, OR
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Grishma Jena

Grishma Jena
Data Scientist, IBM


Grishma Jena is a data scientist on the UX research and design team at IBM Data & AI in San Francisco. She works across portfolios in conjunction with the user research and design teams and uses data to understand users’ struggles. Previously, she was a mentor for the nonprofit AI4ALL’s AI Project Fellowship, where she guided a group of high school students on using AI for prioritizing 911 EMS calls. Grishma also teaches Python at the San Francisco Public Library. She enjoys delivering talks and is passionate about encouraging women and youngsters in technology. She holds a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include machine learning and natural language processing.


9:00am12:30pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Incorporating Artificial Intelligence
Location: Portland 251
Secondary topics:  AI Enhanced
Grishma Jena (IBM)
Average rating: ***..
(3.64, 14 ratings)
With the advent of voice-based assistants and chatbots in our homes, our phones, and our computers, businesses, stakeholders, and developers want to learn about language processing. Grishma Jena introduces you to natural language processing (NLP) using Python. You'll start off with textual data and learn how to process it to derive useful insights that can be used in real-world applications. Read more.
11:00am11:40am Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Secondary topics:  Data Driven
Grishma Jena (IBM)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 12 ratings)
Today’s world generates different kinds of data at unbelievably rapid rates. Grishma Jena explains data science, the data science pipeline, and algorithms using real-life examples. Read more.