Jacqueline Kazil, BJ ’05, MA ’08, recently published Data Wrangling with Python, an entry-level textbook aimed at democratizing data science by teaching basic skills in the Python programming language. Kazil is a former Presidential Innovation Fellow and co-founded the government technology organization 18F. Her career has consisted of many data science and “wrangling” projects including Geoq, an open-source mapping workflow tool, the Congress.gov remake and Top Secret America. Kazil is active in the Python and data-related communities and teaches Python at conferences and mini bootcamps in Washington, D.C.
Updated: February 22, 2016