Dataquest and Toronto Womxn in Data Science Partner on #100DaysofCode Challenge
Dataquest is proud to announce that we have partnered with Toronto Womxn in Data Science, a social enterprise with the vision is to inspire and empower 1 million data-literate womxn, increase the recruitment and retention of womxn in data professions, and encourage innovation in this space. They will be running a joint #100DaysofCode Challenge to build a data literacy practice in women and girls. The challenge runs from March 1st to June 9th.
Dataquest will provide all #100DaysofCode Challenge participants with three months free access to Dataquest Premium and winners will be awarded a free year. Womxn in Data Science challenge participants will benefit from Dataquests full suite of data science courses and paths.
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 datathon participants 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 these datathon participants take the same journey that I did.” said Vik Paruchuri, Dataquest President and Founder.
About Toronto Womxn in Data Science
Toronto Womxn in Data Science was founded in 2018 with a goal to encourage the diversification of the talent pipeline for data science and other data careers. Their enterprise strategy is to provide programming that celebrates womxn in data, educates those interested in the field through events, mentorship, and data product co-creation, and partner with organizations that are committed to inclusive cultures where womxn can thrive.
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.