Technology and Data

Technology and Data

Whether it be the development of a new app, advocating for new health care policies, creating accessible transportation, or building defense systems, all major projects require a form of data collection and interpretation. The collection and analyzation of data plays an ever-increasing critical role in our society.  Speakers, including several alums from the social sciences, will share their career path to the fields of technology and data. 

March 30th

Pivoting to Careers in Technology and Data Analytics 

Learn from Social Science majors turned tech and data analytics professionals. Jeff Nelson BS, BPHIL ’13 works for Google in Los Angeles as an Enterprise Customer Engineer and in Data Analytics. Jordan Iserson '20 is a product analyst at Citymapper based in London. Jordan manages the tech stack that builds detailed, reliable mobility data for Citymapper's business and consumer products. Eric ’12, ’17 MPH, works as a data analyst in the people analytics space at Atlassian, an enterprise software-as-a-service (SAAS) company. 

12 to 1 PM EST on Zoom

Careers in Diplomacy, Security, and Intelligence 1

Meeting with Pitt REEES alumna Megan Tingley and her colleagues at Deloitte. 

View a recording of this session here.

March 31st

Careers in Technology and Data Analytics 

Neha Chanu possesses experience as a data scientist in advanced analytics and holds a current position as a product manager for an augmented reality enterprise solution, Qhanu, Inc.  She obtained a bachelor's degree in Natural Sciences and a master's degree in Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh.  Neha speaks English, Hindi, and Marathi.  She will discuss her background and daily work in analytics and the augmented reality industry.
11 AM to 12 PM EST on Zoom

April 1st

Careers in Security, Intelligence, and Diplomacy 4

Conversation with Pitt REEES and Slavic Department alumni Drs. Elise Thorsen and Beach Gray, who work for Nvetta, a data analysis, consulting, and international cybersecurity firm. 

1 to 2 PM via Zoom