Kimberly Fessel

Kimberly Fessel is a freelance data scientist and video instructor for Real Python. She specializes in data visualization, natural language processing, and technical instruction.

Kimberly has over a decade of educational experience in corporate settings, at academic universities, and most recently as director at a data science bootcamp. She has also worked in digital advertising where she helped businesses understand their customers by leveraging unstructured data with modern NLP techniques.

Kimberly holds a PhD in applied mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in math biology at the Ohio State University. She has been coding in Python for 10 years and loves learning new programming techniques from resources like Real Python!

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She has also contributed to various podcasts, conferences, and blogs:

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