Hello, Saudi Arabia! Alsalamo Alekom, Saudi Arabia!

Today we are announcing the first Udacity Connect Campus launching in Saudi Arabia, with the long-term goal of helping talented learners across Saudi Arabia achieve their full potential in the technology sector.  This new program is made possible through the remarkable partnership of the MiSK Foundation, and under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz.  

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Careers in Data Science: Women Who Code and Udacity

Women Who Code and Udacity

The pursuit of educational inclusion brings us into close contact with an absolute wealth of wonderful organizations—motivated communities united around the noble goal of ensuring that any and all aspiring learners have the unfettered opportunity to pursue self-empowerment through education.

Women Who Code

Women Who Code is just such an organization, and we were recently able to work with their Silicon Valley chapter on an event that we hosted here at Udacity HQ.

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The Skills You Need To Launch A Data Science Career

Data Science Career Udacity

People love to make pronouncements about a year. 2016 is the Year of … what? Data? That certainly doesn’t seem possible, given that we’ve been talking about data—both big and otherwise—for some time now. And yet, there was Glassdoor, rating Data Scientist as the #1 Best Job in America for 2016. They weren’t the only ones either. CareerCast.com put Data Scientist at #1 as well. These two studies have been so extensively cited that it’s essentially become a given that Data Scientist is one of THE hot jobs of today, and of the future as well. So how do you prepare for a data science career? Let’s begin by looking at the skills you’ll need.

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