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Empowering Black & Indigenous Students in AI using Python

September 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Vector’s Excel to AI workshop enables Black and Indigenous post-secondary students to learn about data science and AI concepts through hands-on exercises using the Python programming language. The workshop covers basic data analytics and machine learning capabilities with Python, exploring its ability to handle unstructured data and larger datasets, and harnessing its computing power.

No prior programming experience is necessary.


The program:

This is a 6-hour online workshop spread over 3 days.  By the end of this workshop, participants will learn how Python can advance their future career in the use of data analysis, data visualization or, to simply support current activities that they regularly use Excel for such as reporting, analysis, forecasting, etc. The workshop will also demonstrate how to train simple machine learning models using common Python packages.

Dates: September 12, 14, 18, 2023

Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM EDT

Format: Virtual

Time commitment: 6 hours of coursework + time to complete a final assignment

Please note that due to limited space, enrollment is not guaranteed, but we do encourage all interested registrants to apply.