December 15, 2021

Dataquest and Omdena Launch Joint Scholarship to Build the Future of Personalized Data Science Education

Dataquest is proud to announce that we have partnered with Omdena, a platform community of global AI engineers collaboratively building real-world solutions for social, environmental, and healthcare-related challenges.

Dataquest will provide five hundred scholarships for Dataquest Premium access to be awarded to Omdena collaborators. The scholarships will grant the recipients access to the full suite of Dataquest data science courses and paths.

In addition to the scholarships, Dataquest and Omdena will jointly build a personalized learning path for Omdena collaborators. Core to the Dataquest mission is providing personalized learning paths that get learners to positive, real-world career outcomes. This mission-aligned partnership will work to provide a personalized and skills-driven learning path involving the following:

  • Recommending suitable courses
  • Building proficiency in data science through exploring real-world data
  • Prioritizing in-demand data skills
  • Monitoring skills progress and suggesting improvements

“Data skills can help transform lives. Building data projects and solving real-world problems helped me go from working at a factory to working in online education. Through this partnership, I’m excited to help hundreds of learners take the same journey that I did,” said Vik Paruchuri, Dataquest President and Founder.

About Omdena

Omdena is the world’s largest collaborative platform to build innovative and ethical AI solutions. AI Engineers from over 100 countries collaborated through Omdena to solve real-world problems for organizations like the UN, UNHCR, World Food Programme, UNDP, as well as impact startups. Omdena provides opportunities to its community members to develop soft and hard skills, and build their AI/ML careers. Omdena also has 60+ local chapters in 35 countries whose goal is to run open-source AI projects to solve challenges faced by the local community.

About Dataquest

Dataquest was founded in 2015 to help learners build real-world skills and advance their careers in data. Dataquest is the #1-rated, browser-based, self-directed data science learning platform. Users learn concepts, write code, and build real-world projects directly in their browser. Dataquest’s learning paths are expertly designed to help learners reach their data career goals efficiently, regardless of their experience level. Dataquest has helped tens of thousands of learners start or advance their careers at companies like Amazon, SpaceX, and Tesla.

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