Twitter Text Analysis with @WeAreRLadies

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Strata Decision Technology

200 E Randolph St · Chicago, IL

How to find us

Enter at Randolph St. Entrance -- Lower South Lobby. Look for a podium that will say "Strata". MUST BRING A GOVERNMENT-ISSUED ID. Once checked in, take the escalators to the upper bank and take the 40-54 elevator to 50.

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R-Ladies Board Member Katherine Simeon will give a talk on text analysis in R using a year's worth of @WeAreRLadies tweets!

@WeAreRLadies ( is the rotating curation account (RoCur) for R-Ladies Global. Each week, an awesome R-Lady takes over the account to talk about their work and perspectives in R. Katherine is the founder and admin of the @WeAreRLadies Twitter account showcasing R-Ladies in statistics, data science, and more!

6-6:30 -- Food and drinks, Intros & Announcements
6:30-7:30 -- @WeAreRLadies Text Analysis
7:30-8:00-- Socializing/Networking/Hanging out/Chillin'

Q: Are men welcome to attend this event?
A: Our primary mission is to encourage more women and non-binary individuals to get involved in the R community. ***As such, we strongly encourage that all men who attend this event have a female or non-binary sponsor. Please contact [masked] if you have questions.***

Additionally, please help us by spreading the word about R-Ladies, and by being respectful of the fact that this event is primarily for women/non-binary/female-identifying individuals.

• What to bring
Yourself! And maybe a laptop or mobile device -- live-tweeting is encouraged.

• Important to know
We expect all attendees to abide & be governed by our community code of conduct. Please take a moment to review our R-Ladies Global code of conduct (particularly if this is your first time attending!):

• Thank you to our sponsors!
We are grateful to Strata Decision Technology for hosting us this month!!

Strata Decision Technology is hiring!
Check out their openings:

Thank you to Microsoft Developer Advocates ( and David Smith for sponsoring pizza for this event!


UPDATE: Due to Aon Center security policies, your RSVP name **MUST** match your name on your state/government issued ID. A mismatch between the two names will likely result in you being turned away from the event by Aon Center security. If your Meetup RSVP name does not match your government-issued ID, please navigate to our Eventbrite page for this event and RSVP with your name as it appears on your ID:

This will ensure a smooth check-in process. We deeply apologize and acknowledge the burden this leaves on those who do not go by their assigned name.