R-Ladies Columbus is part of a worldwide organization to promote gender diversity in the R community. Midwest’s first R Programming Community for Women! We are aiming to bring together women at all R proficiency levels living in/or near Columbus, Ohio. Members can have different motivations such as:
“I want to learn R”,
“I want to switch to R”,
“I am an expert and want to share my expertise”,
“I am looking for a co-developer for my R package”.
No matter what your motivation is and how well you use R, we would like to see you among us. All events are FREE
Meetup structure will be shaped by interests and skill sets of members, however here are some potential topics (partial credit to R-Ladies London group):
Kickstarting R & RStudio
Importance/Relevance of R skills (use-cases, jobs/roles, salaries)
Handling Missing Data Using R
Leadership and mentoring roles are reserved for women and nonbinary people, and men are welcome to attend meetings as guests. The priority of this meetup is the development and support of its female members, and we therefore reserve the right to guard this interest through whatever measures we deem appropriate. R-Ladies is emphatically queer and trans friendly. R-Ladies is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone. We do not tolerate harassment of participants in any form.
RStudio conference took place last week in Austin TX.
But don't worry if you missed it!
Genelle Denzin, one of our members, is attending the conference and will be sharing the highlights with us -- you're the best Genelle!
Amanda Gadrow, software engineer at RStudio, who gave a presentation on "Debugging techniques in RStudio" at rstudio:conf will also be joining us.
Come meet us to find out about the newest trends & packages in the R world and hear the highlights from this year's conference!
Parking: Park in any spot marked "Reserved for the Columbus Collaboratory". There should be more than enough available- all are free. If you find that these spots are filled - park anywhere in surrounding lots and Katie will give you a day pass for your dashboard.
Call Katie if any issues finding it [masked]).
Directions and map also available here: