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Data Professional Experience

California, United States
January 28, 2018

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REBECCA UCHI MASHAIDO • (510) ***-****• Education: University of California, Berkeley Graduation Date: December 2017 Major: Applied Mathematics

Technical Skills: Excel, Python, Apex, SQL, MATLAB, ProVAL Awards/Involvement: Data Science Society at Berkeley Regents & Chancellor’s Scholarship Award 2014 Clinton Global Initiative Scholar MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Award Women in Mathematics Cal Women’s Rugby PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

UC Berkeley Data Science Research Berkeley, CA

Data Scientist January 2018-Present

● Researched and transformed information from raw data into an analysis of how sexual violence affects students in institutions of higher learning

● Implemented statistical methods such as regression analysis and marked point process to model data into different levels of severity of attacks

UC Berkeley Engineering Berkeley, CA

Academic Tutor September 2017-Present

● Disintegrated complex mathematical concepts into simple and understandable steps to increase performance of students pursuing Engineering degrees

● Assisted students in various complicated technical assignments and solidified abstract material presented in lectures

● Strategized, developed, and implemented plan for students to better balance their academic and extracurricular commitments Spring Consulting Group Boston, MA

Actuarial Intern June 2016-August 2016

● Forecasted client’s Retiree Medical Benefits by analyzing changes in valuation assumptions including medical trends and mortality rates

● Reduced the overall cost of how much client paid out to employees by running valuations on refined data and reconciling it with previous fiscal years

● Articulated relevant information to client as quantified by an annual full valuation of Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) PROJECTS

Wearable Technology Berkeley, CA

Classifier Algorithm January 2018

● Built a simple classifier that classified data from a wearable technology into segments of walking and running

● Self taught and designed a K-Means clustering algorithm from scratch LEADERSHIP/ACTIVITIES

STEM Mentorship Initiative Coast, Kenya

Founder June 2017-Present

● Founded mentorship platform that provided over 115 financially disadvantaged girls access to education

● Increased the number of girls pursuing fields of Science Technology Engineering & Math through mentorship

● Collaborated with local community, teachers and parents on the importance of girl child education which in return reduced early child marriages by ~28%

Cal Women’s Rugby Berkeley, CA

Finance Chair August 2014-May 2017

● Forecasted team’s finances based on data trends, outlined expectations and executed overall financial plan

● Mastered the art of resilience in face of adversity, how to turn around failure into success and work well under pressure

● Learned true value of teamwork and effective time management as both student athlete and team leader Languages: English, Swahili, Luo, Chonyi, German

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