Emily Ro Schoof is a dedicated data specialist with a global perspective, showcasing her expertise as a data scientist and data engineer on both national and international platforms. Drawing from a background rooted in healthcare and experimental design, she brings a unique perspective of expertise to her data analytic roles. Emily's multifaceted career ranges from working with UNICEF to design automated forecasting algorithms to identify conflict anomalies using near real-time media monitoring to serving as a subject matter expert for General Assembly’s Data Engineering course content and design. Her mission is to empower individuals to leverage data for positive impact. Emily holds the strong belief that providing easy access to resources that merge theory and real-world applications is the essential first step in this process.