The Data Strategy Show with Samir Sharma

Jan 12th, 2021 / Dashboards
How can we design the best possible dashboards for business leaders? I addressed this question on the Data Strategy Show with Samir Sharma. We talked about challenges companies face when trying to visualize data, what we should be thinking about when creating or re-designing dashboards and how to learn more about data visualization as a whole.
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Women in Data

Dec 1st, 2020 / Data Visualization
In September, I was invited to speak at a Women in Data panel alongside Rebeca Pop. Women in Data is an international non-profit organization started in 2015 whose mission is to bring women together for career advancement and an opportunity to uplift one another. We talked about our start in data visualization, how to approach data viz problems, data integrity and ethics, how get started (and stand out) in the data viz world and what we see coming in the future for the data viz world.
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Solopreneurship on the EvaluLand Podcast

Sep 15th, 2020 / Data Visualization
In 2016, I met evaluator extraordinaire Dana Wanzer at a national conference. In addition to her career as an evaluator, and her busy teaching schedule as a professor, Dana recently launched the EvaluLand podcast. On her podcast, we talked about my unexpected shift from being an evaluator to a data visualization designer, along with my tips getting started working for yourself or teaching online.
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Visualizing COVID-19 Data Responsibly: An Interview with Amanda Makulec

May 12th, 2020 / Data Visualization
In April, I sat down with Amanda Makulec, one of my longtime data an evaluation friends, to learn about visualizing COVID-19 responsibly. Amanda is the Data Visualization Capability Lead at Excella; a co-organizer for Dataviz DC; and the Operations Director for the Data Visualization Society (DVS). She’s also one of the most knowledgeable people around when it comes to visualizing COVID-19 data.
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Behind the Scenes with Elissa Schloesser, One of My Favorite Information Designers

Apr 22nd, 2020 / Data Visualization
Elissa Schloesser is one of my favorite information designers. We’ve partnered on a number of projects over the years, from full-length technical reports to one-page summaries. I recently interviewed Elissa about her career path. Data visualization is still a fairly new area and so many women working in data, like Elissa, have blazed their own career path. Elissa shares about her background, her career path along with tips for working with a graphic designer.
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