Entrepreneur opening doors for women in data analytics

Rehgan Avon is only about three years out of college, but she’s already at the helm of an enterprise with annual revenue approaching $1 million. What’s more, that’s her part-time gig.

While still an industrial and systems engineering student at Ohio State University, Avon founded Women in Analytics, a rapidly growing data science conference that’s attracted speakers and attendees from around the world in just a few years. The conference expects 1,200 attendees this year and has grown so popular, its mission is expanding into that of a data science association that includes a speaker’s bureau, partnerships with other events and a growing online community.

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Story excerpt provided by The Columbus Dispatch.

Written by Cynthia Bent Findlay.

Originally published February 9, 2020.

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