Women in Data Science (WiDS) is a global thought leadership and innovation conference hosted at Stanford University, at 25-plus additional locations worldwide, and available via livestream here.
Bryn Mawr is a regional partner for this global technology conference, in partnership with SAP North America, and is hosting two programs in conjunction with WiDS.
Thursday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m.
Big Data and Predictive Analytics: Data Scientists are Key
Patti Tillotson, Ph.D.
Senior Data Scientist/Advanced Analytics, Statistics, and Modeling, SAP
An environmental physicist, Patti Tillotson began her career in the agricultural industry developing computer models to predict likelihood of groundwater or surface water contamination from pesticides. In the mid 1990s, she consulted for the satellite industry on the use of satellite imagery for detecting agricultural crop disease. Mid-career, Tillotson worked for a tele-pharmacy and the USDA, where she helped to identify best meat processing practices that companies could use to prevent meat contamination and meat recalls. She currently works as a data scientist for SAP.