HURU School Data Science African Scholars for January 2021
HURU School mission is to empower individuals to make impact in their communities and organisations. For this reason, in October 2020 the HURU Board decided to launch a scholarship program for Africa that will equip the next generation of African data scientists. We are therefore pleased to announce the January 2021 cohort who cut across 4 countries: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and South Africa. These professionals work in cross cutting diverse sectors ranging from Law, Software Engineering, Crop Research, Economics, Chemistry, Research and Human Rights.
They will undergo an intensive 4 month program covering topics including: - Data Ethics - Data analysis computer programming languages such as R and Python - Data Collection and Databases
- Exploratory Data Analysis
- Descriptive Statistics and Data Visualisation
- Practical Inferential Statistics
- Big Data
- Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
- Practical applications of these data science pipelines in a local African context
We hope this pioneer program will continue to empower the next generation of competent professional African data scientists. HURU School is a pioneer leading online school in Africa. Find out more about our Data Science program.