Meet Lucy, Your Police Data Challenge Expert
October 5, 2017
We love Lucy. That is, Lucy D’Agostino McGowan, our Police Data Challenge expert and resource for participating students.
A Ph.D. student in biostatistics at Vanderbilt University, president of Vanderbilt Graduate Student Council and co-founder of R-Ladies Nashville, Lucy is ready to lead the way with her knowledge. And rest assured, her extensive teaching experience at Vanderbilt and Washington University in St. Louis gives her the know-how to break it all down for you. Learn more about Lucy and her expertise on her website.
Lucy will serve as the Police Data Challenge point person for any questions you have as you join the contest and familiarize yourself with the data.
Got a question? Send it to Lucy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Watch this short video and get your team signed up for the Police Data Challenge:
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