Alumni in Action: Grace Heyne Lybrand

Grace Heyne

When Grace Heyne Lybrand ‘17 applied for admission to the MSA program, she was gaining exposure to the field of data science through her role as an analyst in a rotational program at financial services firm TIAA — her first professional step after completing a BS in Economics at Clemson Continue reading Alumni in Action: Grace Heyne Lybrand

Alumni in Action: Sneha Raghavan

Meet Sneha Raghavan ‘17. Following her undergraduate career as an international relations major at The College of William and Mary, Raghavan began dabbling in data analysis as a research assistant for the Center for Strategic & International Studies and the Center for Global Development, both Washington, DC-based think tanks. She Continue reading Alumni in Action: Sneha Raghavan

Alumni in Action: Emily Burnett

Meet Emily (“Emmy”) Burnett ‘17. She entered the MSA program immediately following her undergraduate studies in statistics, business, and sociology at Rice University. Upon completion of the MSA, Burnett joined Red Hat in its Raleigh headquarters and is currently working as a Principal Business Data Scientist. We talked with Burnett Continue reading Alumni in Action: Emily Burnett

Alumni in Action: Jing Zhao

Meet Jing Zhao ’12. She entered the MSA program with bachelor’s degrees in advertising and English literature from China’s Harbin Institute of Technology, as well as a master’s in communication from NC State. Upon completion of the MSA, Zhao joined Deloitte’s Raleigh office, where she has built a successful career Continue reading Alumni in Action: Jing Zhao

Analytics in the Arts: An Interview with Danielle Suh

“…data exists in a specific context and there are so many other factors involved, so a large part of what we do is making sure that all of those things are accounted for. Especially because we’re talking about an art form, it’s not just a sterile “this is what the Continue reading Analytics in the Arts: An Interview with Danielle Suh

Datalines: An Interview with Maia Majumder

“Novel data streams allow us to see what’s happening in areas where traditional disease surveillance is weak. As internet penetration around the world improves, we are getting better signal in more places.” Maia Majumder is a computational epidemiology research fellow at HealthMap and a PhD candidate at MIT. In our Continue reading Datalines: An Interview with Maia Majumder