What we're about

We are the first Irish group of the international PyLadies (http://www.pyladies.com/). Our focus is to help more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source community. Our mission is to promote, educate and advance a diverse Python community. PyLadies Dublin also aims to provide a friendly support network for women and a bridge to the larger Python world. Anyone with an interest in Python is encouraged to participate!

Join our Google mailing list: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/pyladies-dublin

Interested in speaking? Apply via https://pyladiesdublin.typeform.com/to/VvW3iME6

Code of Conduct: https://www.meetup.com/PyLadiesDublin/pages/12625412/Code_of_Conduct/

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PyLadies Dublin Aug Meetup: HuggingFace Transformers || PySparks 101

This month we have Olga Minguett talking about "Text Classification using HuggingFace Transformers" and Sahana Hegde talking about "PySpark 101: Tips and Tricks".

Big thanks to Optum for partnering with us and having Olga and Sahana giving their talks.

Join us in live chat, chill with your tea/coffee and some biccies.

📢 If you have any announcements or questions, you can email us at [masked]

🎤 TALKS
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TALK 1: Text Classification using HuggingFace Transformers
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Explanation about HuggingFace Transformers, described in 2 sections. Theory: What it is? and How to use it? datasets and tasks that you can perform with it. Practice: Example using Text Classification using HFT

ABOUT OLGA: Olga Minguett is a Master’s in Artificial Intelligence student with interest in AI in Healthcare. She currently works as a data scientist for a technology and healthcare services company part of UnitedHealth Group. https://Linkedin.com/in/olgaminguett

TALK 2: PySpark 101: Tips and Tricks
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In this session, I'd like to share a few tips and tricks that I've learnt over the years while using PySpark in my day-to-day activities by showing code snippets. These elements will help you create more efficient code that leads to better/faster results.

ABOUT SAHANA: I am a Data Scientist working with UnitedHealth Group during office hours, and I'm a passionate cook and yoga enthusiast outside. I love to travel in my free time and use my phone's lens to capture beautiful moments. https://www.linkedin.com/in/sahana-hegde

❤️ A BIG THANK YOU
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I'd like to thank all those who have been attending and watching our videos, we appreciate your support as it took a lot of work to set it up, if you are curious, you can read Vicky's post about it: https://dev.to/pyladiesdub/live-streaming-from-zoom-meet-via-obs-to-youtube-2l3h - any feedback would be helpful to make this process smoother and easier to manage. 🥰

🕰 SCHEDULE (*subject to change)
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18:30 - 18:35 Event Starts / Settle down with cup of tea/coffee
18:35 - 18:45 Welcome & Announcements by Vicky
18:45 - 19:05 "Text Classification using HuggingFace Transformers" by Olga Minguett
19:05 - 19:25 PySpark 101: Tips and Tricks by Sahana Hegde
19:25 = 19:30 Special surprise
19:30 Event ends

📢 CALL FOR SPEAKERS for 2021
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Interested in speaking at our upcoming meetups, please submit talk details to: https://pyladiesdublin.typeform.com/to/VvW3iME6

If you have referrals of speakers you want us to invite, let us know also, being a virtual event helps close the boundaries of inviting speakers further afield than Ireland. 😊

🤔 QUESTIONS
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Email [masked].

🔍 FAQ
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Q. I'm not female, is it ok for me to attend?
A. Yes, PyLadies Dublin events are open to everyone at all levels.

Q. What do you do at PyLadies Dublin Meetups?
A. We have short (or long talks), demos, folks working on their own projects, ask questions on Python-related topics, work on projects together or generally chit-chat and meet like-minded people.

Q. Do you have a Code of Conduct?
A. Yes, you can find it at dublin.pyladies.com

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