Diversity in Data Workshop

Diversity in Data Workshop co-organised by Coding Grace, Ireland Girl Geek Dinners, Her+Data, kx Community, PyLadies Dublin, R Ladies Dublin, Women Who Code Dublin hosted by Talent Garden.

We are also partnering with Women in Tech Africa to coincide with their Women in Tech Week.

Shout out & hugs to volunteers who will be teaching and helping the sessions (in alphabetical order): Allen Thomas Varghese, Agnes Maciocha, Andrea Fagan, Daria Barteneva, Emma O'Donnell, Ian Hickey, Irene Yeriskin, Isabella Gollini, Joanna Nieć, Karen Church, Kevin O'Brien, Michael Twomey, Nicaise Ishimwe, Sarah Jones, Shalki Nagpal, Suzanne Little

Special thank you to Christina Lynch, Irene, Joanna and Kevin for reaching out far and wide helping me find mentors and facilitators.

Thanks to our partners kx.com (Tea/Coffee) and Zalando for supporting our event.


Additional Information

Code of Conduct

You can find our code of conduct at https://diversityindata.github.io/index.html


*subject to change

Start Time End Time What
09:30 10:00 REGISTRATION
10:00 10:15 Welcome & Introduction
10:15 12:15 Beginners R Workshop with Isabella Gollini
Beginners Python Workshop with Vicky Twomey-Lee
12:15 12:30 BREAK
12:30 13:30 Beginners R Workshop (Cont) with Isabella Gollini
Beginners Python Workshop (Cont) with Vicky Twomey-Lee & Suzanne Little
13:30 14:00 LUNCH (included in ticket)
14:00 16:00 Beginners kdb+ workshop – The worlds fastest time-series database (kx.com)
Visualisation with Python with Suzanne Little
16:00 17:00 Special session - TBC
17:00 17:30 BREAK
17:30 18:00 Tidy up, network, event ends


Q. What do I need to bring?

Attendees are required to bring their own laptop (don't forget your power).

Q. What are the pre-requirements before I come to the workshop?



kdb+ with kx.com

Q. Is this event for me?

If you are 18+ and interested in the area of data technology (e.g using Python, R and data), this is for you.

All levels are catered for, from Beginners to Intermediates to Advanced.

Q. I want to get involved, who do I contact?

We are looking for:-

  • mentors (teach the workshop session)
  • facilitators (assist the mentors)
  • help with content for the workshop
  • sponsorship (lunch, tea/coffee, prizes for the competition)

You can email contact@codinggrace.com for more info.

Q. Will there be parking?

Yes, there's limited parking spaces however, please get in contact with info@talentgarden.org to confirm.

Q. Are there buses from city to Talent Garden?

Yes, get the 83 bus and get off at the Meteorological Office in Glasnevin, and look for DCU Alpha's entrance.


Full refunds until 24 hours before the event.

If there are not enough people signed up to the event, I will be in touch to refund you.