Getting started with Python

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Jackie Kazil of Capital One
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 6 at 10:10am
  • Location: M107
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

New to Python (or programming in general)? We'll get you started with an overview of the basics, plus plenty of code examples you can put to use right away.

This session is good for: People who know their way around a computer and are ready to dive into programming.

Speaker Bios

  • Jackie loves data and teaching coding. The author of the O’Reilly book, Data Wrangling with Python, she has worked in finance, government, and journalism, focusing on public service. In her current role, she is a tech fellow at Capital One. Previously, she co-founded 18F, was a Presidential Innovation Fellow, and has worked at The Washington Post. Notable projects include: Geoq,, and Top Secret America. Twitter & Medium: @jackiekazil

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