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Welcome to NYC School of Data — a community conference that demystifies the policies and practices around civic data, technology, and service design. This year’s conference concludes NYC’s annual Open Data Week & features 60+ sessions organized by NYC’s civic technology, data, and design community! Our conversations & workshops will feed your mind and empower you to improve your neighborhood. Follow the conversation #nycSOdata on twitter and tune into our live stream (provided by the Internet Society New York Chapter).

To attend, you need to purchase tickets via eventbrite. Venue is fully accessible and content is all ages friendly — free, professional on-site childcare is provided for ALL participants! If you have accessibility questions or needs, please email us at < schoolofdata@beta.nyc >.

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Niyoosha Ahmadikhoo

New York University
Brooklyn, NY
Niyoosha is an engineer currently working in the construction industry in New York; she is a theater artist, a math teacher, and a data science enthusiast. Her academic background includes a bachelor of science in Physics from Khajeh Nasir Toosi University of Technology in Tehran, Iran, and masters' in Mechanical Engineering and Theater Studies from University at Buffalo (SUNY) , and Performance Studies from New York University - Tisch School of the Arts.
Niyoosha's diverse education and work experience enables her to notice the gaps between industries or disciplines, and her goal is bridge some of those gaps. For the past four years Niyoosha has been working on the notion of "Identity", particularly focusing on the intersectional discourses around gender, race and ethnicity, religion, nationality, class, and disability.