Excel 2: Formulas & sorting (repeat)

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Sinduja Rangarajan of Mother Jones
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 9 at 3:30pm
  • Location: Emerald Cove - conference level
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Much of Excel's power comes in the form of formulas. In this class, you'll learn how to use them to analyze data with the eye of a journalist. Yes, math will be involved, but it's totally worth it! This class will show you how calculations like change, percent change, rates and ratios can beef up your reporting.

This session is good for: Anyone who is comfortable navigating Excel.

Speaker Bios

  • Sinduja Rangarajan is the senior data journalist at Mother Jones. She previously worked at Reveal at the Center for Investigative Reporting, where her series on the lack of diversity in Silicon Valley led to many tech giants publicly releasing their data. Her work has won several awards, including the National Edward Murrow Award in 2019. She wrangles and analyzes datasets to tell stories and finds innovative ways to report on issues by collaborating with academics. 

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