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April Data Career Conversations - Women in Data Science

Join us April 11, 11:00-11:50pm PST for Project DA-FANH’s monthly “Ask me Anything” speaker series. This time with Chisoo Lyons. Chisoo is a Chief Program Director at Women in Data Science (WiDS), overseeing the portfolio of programs designed to elevate and empower women in the data science and AI fields.

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March Data Career Conversations - Data Science in the Agriculture sector

Join us March 26th, 1:00 - 1:50 pm for Project DA-FANH’s monthly “Ask me Anything” speaker series. This time with Agricultural Biologist, Danny Maciel. Danny is an Agricultural Biologist for the Butte County Agricultural Department. He was born in Southern California but raised in Baja California Mexico. Coming from a 3rd generation farming family, he’s made farming a huge part of his life.

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Data Driven Career Panel

Spring 2024 Career Panel Interested in careers in data? Well then do not miss this year’s Data Driven Career Panel happening on March 13th! In collaboration with the San Bernardino and Chico State Career Centers, Project DA-FANH is virtually bringing four amazing professionals in the data science field to talk with students about their careers.

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March Data Career Conversations - Data Science in Climate-Ecosystem Interaction

Join us on March 5th at 1:00-1:50pm PST, for Project DA-FANH’s monthly “Ask me Anything” speaker series. This time with Elmera Azadpour. Elmera is a Data Scientist/Data Visualization Specialist with United States Geological Survey (USGS) in the Water Mission Area (WMA). Her work involves contributing to individual projects by applying reproducible workflows and data visualization techniques to capture and communicate complex data-intensive concepts to non-technical audiences.

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December Career Conversations - Student Intern Experinces

Are you interested in careers that use data to make informed decisions in the Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources or Human sciences? Do you want to know how professionals landed their career or what they wished they did during college? Then come check out this month’s “Ask me Anything” speaker, Jesus Velazquez, a former Data Science Intern at JP Morgan.

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November Career Conversations - Health Equity Programs and Research

Are you interested in careers that use data to make informed decisions in the Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources or Human sciences? Do you want to know how professionals landed their career or what they wished they did during college? Then come check out this month’s “Ask me Anything” speaker, Brian Castro, a Health Program and Research Associate at The National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance).

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October Career Conversations - Nutrition Security and Health Equity at the USDA

Join us to officially kick off this semester’s “Ask Me Anything” speaker with the amazing Dr. Sara Bleich. She is the Director of Nutrition Security and Health Equity in the Food and Nutrition Service at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This is not the only data driven career experience Dr.

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Project DA-FANH Fellow and Fall 2022 Intern Shares Her Experiences

Are you interested in learning more about the DA-FANH internship or our fellowship? Keep reading to hear from our fellowship recipient and Fall 2022 intern, Rosie Diaz! About Rosie Rosie is a current Chico State student majoring in Agricultural Business. She started at Chico State in the Fall of 2023 after transferring from a community college in her hometown.

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Post-Spring 2023 Career Panel

Spring 2023 Career Panel The Spring 2023 Career Panel happened late in March and we had a great time meeting with four data science professionals and learning all about their careers. Our students had a lot of great questions to ask, and the career professionals were able to provide some amazing answers and helped to educate the students on what a career in data looks like.

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Learn About Recommended Courses From Our AMA Speakers

See a recap of highlights from our monthly Ask Me Anything sessions where our data science professionals share classes they recommended undergraduates take in order to succeed in graduate school or in their data science careers. Our next AMA speaker for the month of April will be announced soon! Learn more and check out upcoming speakers here

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