“The most amazing thing about Women in Data® is the community. It’s the inspiring women you meet, the conversations you have, the mentoring you get access to and the friendships that get created! ”
Whilst studying to be a Maths teacher in 2010, I fell in love with Data Science and opted for a career change, switching to an MSc in Applied Statistics studying at Université Paris Sud 11. Eight years later I started working for Cardlytics as a Senior Analyst / Manager. My passion is exploring data and finding surprising insights that make a difference to business strategy. Most of all, I thrive on personal development and supporting others in their career and personal fulfillment journey.
I began athletics at the age of 10 to help overcome my shyness. I ran for several years at county level before leaving Guadeloupe, a French island in the Caribbean. In 2009 I started to train as an international athlete and run the 100m hurdles for France. An incredibly proud moment for me, and the first time I understood the importance and power of role models. Whilst representing my country was an amazing and such an honour, being far from home and my family was tough. Admiring athletes such as Marie-José Pérec, who was a leader on track and promoted peace, really gave me a focus to continue and strive for more.
Now, as a woman working in data, I have experienced the lack of female role models in industry and I am keen to support Women in Data for the quest to change this.
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