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Kira Wetzel On Teaching Girls About the Wonders of Data

Frank and Andy talk with Kira Wetzel about girls+data, running, Harry Potter, and the stream of consciousness.



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Notable Quotes

Frank’s home improvement ([2:15])
Kira’s LinkedIn profile ([4:00])
Girls and Data ([4:30])
Data Point: Girls and Data at SQL Saturday Charlotte ([5:12])
Tableau ([6:00])
“Say a Prayer” ([9:30])
Tourist-y stuff ([12:00])
“Quaint” ([13:00])
“Data found me.” ([13:30])
TI-99, Q*bert, and BurgerTime ([16:40])
Girls and Data ([18:45])
“Try your vegetables” ([22:00])
Andy is right here… ([22:15])
Shoutout to SQL Cruise (Now Tech Outbound)! ([26:15])
Richmond SQL Saturday is 24 Mar 2018 ([29:00])
Running, sleeping, and eating ([30:30])
Girls on the Run ([31:20])
Technology is literally changing the world everywhere you look. ([32:05])
VR Vacations ([33:55])
A stealthy Microsoft Store visit… ([35:45])
Running calms the mind. ([38:15])
@girlsanddata ([39:00])
Stream of Consciousness and the Harry Potter question, again ([41:00])
Kira listens to Data Driven ([42:45])
Is “novitiate” the name of a young wizard? ([44:00])

About the author, Frank

Frank La Vigne is a software engineer and UX geek who saw the light about Data Science at an internal Microsoft Data Science Summit in 2016. Now, he wants to share his passion for the Data Arts with the world.

He blogs regularly at and has a YouTube channel called Frank's World TV. (www.FranksWorld.TV). Frank has extensive experience in web and application development. He is also an expert in mobile and tablet engineering. You can find him on Twitter at @tableteer.