Resume

Educational Background

 

  • Certificate in Advanced Data Science and Predictive Analytics, York University, 2020

 

  • Certificate in Big Data Analytics, York University, 2019

 

  • Diploma in Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician, Seneca College, 2015

 

  • BSc Physics and Astronomy, York University, 2011

Professional Skills

Soft

  • Public speaking

  • Presentation

  • Interpersonal communication

  • Attention to detail

  • Organizational skills

  • Technical report writing

  • Teaching

  • Project management

  • Quick learner

  • Voice over

Data Science

  • Research Skills

  • Critical Thinking

  • Business Intelligence

  • Business Analytics

  • Data Cleaning

  • Feature Engineering

  • Data Mining

  • Data Visualization

  • Machine Learning

  • UI Design

Tools

  • Windows

  • Linux

  • MS Word, Powerpoint, Excel

  • Adobe InDesign

  • Audacity

  • Hadoop

  • Spark

  • Databricks

  • Hive

  • Elasticsearch (ELK)

  • MySQL

  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

  • Some familiarity with MongoDB and Neo4j

Languages

  • English - Fluent

  • French - Intermediate

Programming Languages

  • R - Intermediate

  • R Markdown

  • RShiny - for apps and dashboards

  • Python - Intermediate

  • SQL - Intermediate

  • Some familiarity with Scala - Beginner

Through my Big Data and Advance Data Science and Predictive Analytics certificate programs I learned various machine learning and deep learning algorithm and techniques, which I have applied to neural networks, text mining and recommender system use cases. My experience with these techniques has predominantly been in R.

Professional Development

  • Coursera Certification: Visual Elements of UI Design (CalArts), Credential ID: KY3F3VWHY42X, Credential URL, Nov 2020

  • Spark + AI Summit Virtual Event 2020, Databricks, June 2020

  • Data Visualization in Python, Datacamp, May 2020

  • AWS Innovate Machine Learning & AI Edition, Amazon Web Services, Feb 2020

Work Experience

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Mathnasium - Forest Hill & Leaside

Administrative Coordinator

July 2018 - August 2019

  • Managed daily operations and scheduling, including up to 6 instructors and 24 students per day.

  • Handled profiles, payment records and progress reports for 200+ students and parents.

  • Generated statistical assessments to consistently meet reporting & record deadlines.

  • Maintained up-to-date student binders and learning plans, prepared enrollment packages weekly.

  • Engage in free trials and sales as needed.

Centre Director

June 2017 - June 2018

  • Managed daily centre operations including building and nurturing parent relationships.

  • Ensured long term student success via realistic short- and long-term goals for students and parents.

  • Trained and mentored staff in protocols, teaching methods and rapport development with students.

Instructor/Lead Instructor

October 2012 - May 2017

  • Applied the Mathnasium Method to provide instruction to students with varied learning needs.

  • Fostered a love for math in students by creating a warm and welcoming environment.

  • Built student confidence and independence via targeted support and instruction.

  • Trained and mentored new staff, and engaged in sales and free trials as needed.

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Clearly.ca

Licensed Optician and Contact Lens Fitter

July 2014 - December 2016

  • Analyzed patient files to determine best fit options for clients for both contacts and glasses.

  • Trained clients on proper use, application and care of contacts.

  • Took measurements for glasses including bifocals and progressives.

  • Fitted and dispensed eyeglasses including making adjustments and repairs.

  • Aided Optometrist in pre-testing patients for eye examinations and engaged in sales.

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Wilcox Lab, York University

Research Coordinator

August 2019 - present

  • Increased reporting accuracy by identifying & reconciling variation in actual vs. proposed spending.

  • Optimized budget tracking system, increased ease of at-a-glance updates and monthly tracking.

  • Uses tracking system in collaboration with PIs to create reports and forecast laboratory needs.

  • Handles complete financial reporting for interim fund reporting.

  • Tracks project spending of 5 funding sources across 2 related projects in vision & perception research.

  • Liaises with financial partners, including Qualcomm, to track monetary and in-kind donations.

  • Monitors calendar and work plan, including taking status meeting minutes & distributing action items and flagging obstructions to milestones.

  • Created an informative research video in Powerpoint. This includes the creation animated demonstrations, script writing, voice over, and editing

York University Astronomical Observatory

Public Outreach Rep and Researcher

September 2008 - October 2011

  • Aided development of Observatory training manual for new and existing staff members.

  • Conducted variable star research using telescopes & astronomical image analysis software, called IRAF.

  • Differentiated between reputable/clean and non-relevant data, including accounting for outliers.

  • Trained new staff members & conducted outreach programs including tours and viewing nights.

  • Educated and promoted astronomical awareness to the general public.