Increasing Data Literacy & Moving to Leadership
9 December 2021, 05 pm

Increasing Data Literacy & Moving to Leadership

Aliyah Wakil, Epidemiology Team Lead at TX Department of State Health Services

Episode notes

We were recently joined by Aliyah Wakil, Epidemiology Team Lead at TX Department of State Health Services.

A few key snippets from our conversation:

01:34 - Start of session
3:51 - Strategies for bringing data science to everyone
6:55 - Creating communities for knowledge sharing
16:18 - Dealing with patient data across multiple data systems
22:20 - Increasing data literacy
26:54 - Tips for moving into leadership
29:28 - Transitioning into leadership from an individual contributor role
34:00 - People management vs. technical leadership discussion
57:22 - How to govern such a wide variety of tools and manage the code

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Featured in this episode
Rachael Dempsey
Rachael DempseyHost
Community Manager at RStudio
I love connecting people across the data science community to share what they're accomplishing with data and help others do the same through community discussions, industry meetups, and more.
Aliyah Wakil
Aliyah WakilEpidemiology Team Lead at TX Department of State Health Services
I help people build their data fluency skills and empower professionals to use and make decisions backed by data.

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