Ashley Scott is a data professional at a renowned medical school in NYC, career coach, motivational speaker, and recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award from former President Barack Obama. She is best known for sharing her blend of experience in public health and business analytics to encourage and champion the diversification of the talent pipeline in academia and data careers. Ashley credits her data exploration to her experience as a consultant, where she co-led the project management of Phase II of an American medical tourism facility in Tanzania, East Africa. Ashley’s honors extend beyond community service to social entrepreneurship seen in her #DataGirl social media campaign, which led to creating her data-inspired apparel and accessories collection, where a portion of proceeds support a scholarship. Ashley has also appeared as a featured keynote speaker at several conferences and events, including FEM STEM Bahamas, IBM Developer, and Google.