February 11, 2021, Karachi (Pakistan): QuickStart joined hands with CodeGirls to empower women in technology by giving them free access to its Data Science Master Bootcamp. The boot camp provides job-ready training in the field of data science and the courses are led by renowned experts in the field. It is a self-paced program where participants can learn as per their schedule but the program offers a learning path and access to instructors to ensure a higher retention rate.
After the completion of the bootcamp, participants will receive a certificate by QuickStart and will be ready for data analytics jobs. The duration of this program is six months and the participants are expected to spend 15 to 25 hours a week on completing the courses and exercises. This first experimental cohort has six participants in it which were handpicked by the CodeGirls team, with diverse backgrounds and day jobs.
The data science bootcamp welcomes the participation of students, graduates, or individuals who are enthusiastic to solve data-driven problems and looking for a career in data science that provides tremendous work opportunities and growth. The bootcamp is rigorous and packed with challenges covering concepts, theories, and projects; but participants will have all the help needed to navigate through the process in the form of academic counseling, mentor office hours, and assessments. Its curriculum contains a brief overview of data science, analyzing and visualizing data, querying and cleaning data, and multiple hands-on projects. Participants will get familiar with a variety of tools and skills i.e. Transact-SQL, Excel, Power BI, Data Visualization, Python, R Programming, Machine Learning, Spark, Azure HDInsight, and Predictive Analytics.
Apart from the boot camp curriculum, CodeGirls has also organized guest speaker sessions for participants where they can interact with industry experts.
To begin the bootcamp, CodeGirls invited Sundas Khalid as a role model to have a chat with participants. An inspirational data science leader, Sundas talked about available opportunities and challenges in the field.
You can join the data science boot camp today: https://www.quickstart.com/data-science-master-bootcamp.html
QuickStart offers online IT Certifications to achieve career growth and IT workforce readiness. We create world-class technologists by personalizing and individualizing training to address the massive skills gap in the IT industry.
CodeGirls is a community-funded Coding and Business Skills boot camp, designed for girls/women to learn how to code and start and run their businesses. The program is in multiple phases and is changing over 100 lives every 6 months. CodeGirls is run by ConsulNet Corporation, in partnership with United Global Initiative and WomenInTechPK along with their various local and international sponsors.