Session: The Evolution of Data Science and Advanced Analytics since Feb 2020
Join us for a timely and informative session where we will be tackling the following important questions:
1. How is Data Analytics & Science helping combat COVID-19?
2. What are the key new areas of innovation in Data Analytics & Science sparked by COVID-19?
3. What datasets and resources are publically available using which you can start contributing towards COVID-19 research and innovation today?
Bushra Anjum, Ph.D., is a Health IT data specialist currently working as the Data Analytics Manager at a San Francisco based startup Doximity. Aimed at creating HIPAA secure tools for clinicians, she leads a team of analysts, scientists, and engineers working on product and client-facing analytics. Dr. Anjum also makes key contributions to data projects directly, from data ingestion to analysis to recommendations, by employing her advanced knowledge of analyzing large datasets, building complex aggregates, creating data visualization, and conducting multivariate statistical analysis and predictive modeling. Prior, she worked for Amazon as a software engineer, architecting large-scale distributed services supporting Prime Membership, with particular emphasis on performance and scalability.
Formerly a Fulbright scholar from Pakistan, Dr. Anjum served in academia (both in Pakistan and the USA) for many years before joining the tech industry. She continues to volunteer at Cal State University campuses, and public schools, teaching CS-related content and serving as an industry mentor. A keen enthusiast of promoting diversity in the STEM fields, her other volunteer activities involve being a senior editor for ACM Ubiquity and the Standing Committee’s Chair for ACM-Women. Alongside, Dr. Anjum is the project lead and host of the Anitab.org special community project Technical Leaders Monthly Call, which provides free leadership coaching to its global community members. She has been recognized by Tribune as a Top 20 under 40 Professional for career excellence with a deep commitment to community service. She is also a recipient of the LUMS VC Alumni Achievement Award for sustained excellence in engineering, and leadership in the profession and public affairs. Dr. Anjum can be contacted via the contact page bushraanjum.info/contact or via Twitter @DrBushraAnjum.