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Make Data Work
March 25-28, 2019
San Francisco, CA
Maryam Jahanshahi

Maryam Jahanshahi
Scientist, TapRecruit


Maryam Jahanshahi is a research scientist at TapRecruit, a company that is developing software tools to implement evidence-based recruiting. TapRecruit’s research program integrate recent advances in NLP, data science, and decision science to identify robust methods to reduce bias in talent decision making and attract more qualified and diverse candidate pools. In a past life, Maryam was a cancer scientist, where she researched how growing organs “know” they’ve reached the right size. She’s originally from Melbourne, Australia.


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Maryam Jahanshahi (TapRecruit)
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Hiring teams largely rely on both intuition and experience to scout talent for data science and data engineering roles. Drawing on results from analyzing over 15 million jobs and their outcomes, Maryam Jahanshahi interrogates these “common sense” judgments to determine whether they help or hurt hiring of data scientists and engineers. Read more.