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A local chapter of R-Ladies Global, R-Ladies Amsterdam exists to promote diversity in the R community worldwide. We are pro-actively inclusive of queer, trans, and all minority identities, with additional sensitivity to intersectional identities - our priority is to provide a safe community space for anyone identifying as a minority gender who is interested in and/or working with R. As a founding principle, there is no cost or charge to participate in any of our R-Ladies communities around the world.

R-Ladies Amsterdam welcomes members of all R proficiency levels, whether you're a new or aspiring R user, or an experienced R programmer interested in mentoring, networking & expert upskilling. Our non-profit, civil society community is designed to develop our members' R skills & knowledge through social, collaborative learning & sharing. Supporting minority identity access to STEM skills & careers, the Free Software Movement, and contributing to the global R community!

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PS Community Policies & Code of Conduct: the leadership, mentoring & teaching roles within this Community are held exclusively by minority genders (majority gender speakers may be allowed/invited as one-off guests in exceptional circumstances at the leadership team's discretion). Due to unexpected demand, we have opened learning participation to all genders, dependent on initial and on-going vetting by the leadership team. However, the stated priority of the R-Ladies communities is the development & support specifically of those identifying as a minority gender, and we, therefore, reserve the right to guard this interest through whatever measures the leadership team deem appropriate. Anyone involved with R-Ladies Amsterdam is expected to fully respect each other, the mandate of this community, and the goodwill on which R-Ladies is founded, or face expulsion/a penalty of any form, at the discretion of the leadership team. Full community guidelines are found here: https://github.com/rladies/starter-kit/wiki

PPS Photos, Films and all other media/recordings: photographs and/or video/other media will be taken at events held by this community. By taking part in an R-Ladies Amsterdam event you grant the community organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming/media, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for publicity, fundraising or other purposes to help achieve the community’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be recorded in these media please inform a community organizer.

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R Markdown – Composing Reproducible Documents with Graphs and Tables

Elsevier B.V. (Corporate Office)

Hi Everyone! We are very excited to announce our next workshop, a workshop on R- Markdown brought to you by Martine Jansen, an institutional researcher and lecturer in statistics at the Fontys Hogescholen. SPECIAL THANKS to Elsevier for sponsoring our event as part of their generous support and efforts towards a more diverse tech & data science community. PRELIMINARY PLAN --------------------------------------------------------- 18:00 Doors open, & welcome 18.30 Introduction to R- Ladies & Elsevier 19.00 R- Markdown workshop 20.45- 21.30 Socialising --------------------------------------------------------- PROGRAMME After a great lightning talk in 2018, Martine will now give us a full introduction into how to create reproducible documents with table and figures in R-Markdown. During this workshop you'll transform a given data set into a reproducible, custom styled Word document containing a descriptive analysis with (ggplot2) graphs and tables. Working with R Markdown saves a lot of time, effort and repeated work. All the steps, blocks with R code for very simple descriptives or very complex statistical analysis, text for the document, and if you wish useful personal reflections (not shown in resulting word document), are contained in one single Markdown document, which can easily be shared with co-workers. Or be reused for another analysis. The graphs we will make during the workshop, use custom colors and include a stacked barchart, with value labels. REQUIREMENTS Some prior familiarity with R is useful, but not necessary (though in that case the information density will probably be very high). Bring your own laptop with R, R Studio and Word installed. We will use the packages knitr, gridExtra and tidyverse, so install them as well (ggplot2 is part of the tidyverse). CODE OF CONDUCT We expect all attendees to abide by our Code of Conduct. Anyone who violates this community's Code of Conduct will be refused entry, expelled, and/or any other action deemed appropriate by the Organizer, regardless of event registration, meetup membership or other condition. We are emphatically queer and trans-friendly. This group was created so those who identify as women have a comfortable place to learn.

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