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AMA About Transitioning from a Lawyer to a Data Scientist

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

NOTE: This is a live “Ask Me Anything” within the Metis Community Slack channel. To join, apply at the link below.


Once you’re in, join the #ama-jannie-chang channel and fire away!

Join Jannie via our Metis Community Slack channel at 6-7pm CT and ask her anything you’d like about transitioning from a lawyer to a data scientist. This talk is especially recommended for people interested in getting skilled, getting connected and getting hired.

About Jannie Chang

A lawyer walked into a data science bootcamp… with a J.D. from DePaul University College of Law and a B.A. in film-making from U.C. Berkeley. Jannie has always had an affinity for storytelling, communication, and computers. Having spent her career as a litigation support attorney, relying on OCR software to analyze and optimize legal protections over electronic evidential data, she recognized the need for a transition from the non-technical perspective to the technical. At Metis, she learned to apply her long-cultivated analytical and communication skill to use data in more efficient, cost-effective, and creative ways. As a data scientist at Heretik, she applies her technical perspective and skills back into the legal community. Heretik brings order to the disorder of electronic databases. They provide data science-based tools to process, organize, and analyze contracts, so that busy professionals can focus on what really matters. But at its core, Heretik is a merry band of unique individuals working together on a common mission to slay the three-headed hell hound of inefficiency, costliness, and intellectual stagnation. Jannie’s Skills: Python, Natural Language Processing, Topic Modeling, Data Clustering, Classification, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Pandas, BeautifulSoup , SQL, MongoDB, and Git/ Github

About Metis

Metis (thisismetis.com) accelerates careers in data science by providing full-time immersive bootcamps, evening part-time professional development courses, online resources, and corporate programs based in Seattle, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco.

Brought to you by Kaplan, Metis focuses primarily on Python, machine learning, data visualization, deep learning, big data processing, statistical foundations, and more. Students and alumni of the bootcamp program receive continuous support from our career advisors, empowering them to pursue a successful career in the fast-growing field of data science.

Learn more about us at

https://thisismetis.com (https://thisismetis.com)

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March 20
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Metis Community Slack
Chicago, IL us


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