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Elena Eneva

Elena Eneva
Data Scientist, Accenture

Elena Eneva is a Data Scientist at Accenture (before it was fashionable to be one) using and developing Data Science methods with a focus on Healthcare. Prior to Accenture, Elena worked at Yahoo! on Machine Learning for fraud detection and marketing. She did her graduate studies in Machine Learning from Carnegie Mellon University and got her B.A in Computer Science from University of the South: Sewanee.

Last summer, Elena took a sabbatical to be a mentor at the Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship at the University of Chicago. She led several teams of fellows, working on projects in healthcare (with Northshore Hospital) and disaster relief (with Ushahidi), and developed open source solutions for predicting cardiac arrests and analyzing crowdsourced data during disasters and other high impact events. Besides sciencing with data, she is generally passionate about “social good” and works with community organizations involved in education, the arts, and the environment.


Moderated by:
Jake Porway (DataKind)
Drew Conway (Alluvium), Rayid Ghani (Edgeflip | University of Chicago ), Elena Eneva (Accenture)
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In this session, Edgeflip and Data Science for the Social Good’s Rayid Ghani, IA Ventures Scientist-in-residence and Datakind co-founder Drew Conway, and Datakind co-founder and executive director Jake Porway look at where data is making a difference today, what it promises tomorrow, and what’s holding it back. Read more.