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Oct 1
Vincent Granville commented on Ghida Ibrahim's blog post Eight ways in which data science is helping in the fight against COVID19
"Is there a way to estimate the number of people who were never tested, yet were positive at some point, and either (1) recovered fine, (2) died, (3) recovered but still sick after two months? My guess is that it is well over 20,000,000 for (1), but…"
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Eight ways in which data science is helping in the fight against COVID19

Given the scale of its impact and the kind of alteration that it brought into our lives, COVID19 is one of the most unprecedented crises of our times. Although it is not the only pandemic that humanity has been through, COVID19 is occurring in the time of the fourth industrial revolution where everyone and everything is one click way, and where the excess of data and computing has allowed machines to be more intelligent than ever. In the age of deep tech and data, data science is definitely at…See More
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Eight ways in which data science is helping in the fight against COVID19

Given the scale of its impact and the kind of alteration that it brought into our lives, COVID19 is one of the most unprecedented crises of our times. Although it is not the only pandemic that humanity has been through, COVID19 is occurring in the time of the fourth industrial revolution where everyone and everything is one click way, and where the excess of data and computing has allowed machines to be more intelligent than ever. In the age of deep tech and data, data science is definitely at…See More
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Profile Information

Company:
Facebook
Job Title:
Senior Quantitative Engineer
Seniority:
Staff
Job Function:
Data Scientist
Number of employees:
25.000 to 49.999
Industry:
Technology
Short Bio:
Ghida currently works as a technical lead & senior quantitative engineer in the edge infrastructure team at Facebook London, where she drives cross-functional efforts around leveraging automation and data science to help scale and optimize Facebook massive infrastructure. Currently, she is co-leading an effort around understanding the relationship between product experience and infrastructure operation and design, with the goal of building and operating a more product-aware infrastructure. Prior to joining Facebook, Ghida worked for 6+ years in the Telco and media industries, in France and the Netherlands in multiple analytics related roles, mainly focusing on planning and optimizing large-scale distributed systems. She holds a PhD and master’s in computer engineering from Telecom ParisTech, France top Grande Ecole in ICT. She got her PhD at 26.

In addition to her job, Ghida built Rafiqi, a platform that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) for connecting refugees to life opportunities, that has been recognized by TechCrunch as one of the most innovative new projects using tech to help refugees. Ghida is passionate about spreading data science knowledge, especially among non-traditional beneficiaries. Over the past 2 years, she delivered workshops on data science and machine learning to hundreds of domain outsiders, and prepared and delivered the first MOOC on data science in Arabic attracting 12k+ learners. She was appointed for two terms as a member of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Future Councils on (quantum) computing. She is also a member of the WEF expert Network, and a WEF Global Shaper currently serving as a co-curator of the Oxford Hub.

Ghida is a TEDx speaker and has delivered dozens of lectures and technical talks in academic and industry settings. She also served as an advisor and board member of many NGOs working on bringing more minorities into tech. Ghida has multiple patents and academic publications to her name, and occasionally contributes to technology blogs and to the World Economic Forum Agenda.

Ghida was shortlisted for prestigious awards including the Youth Changemaker Awards by the World Humanitarian Forum (2020), the Future Stars of Tech award (2019), the Tech for Good UK awards (2018) and the Next Generation Women Leader award (2017).
LinkedIn Profile:
http://https://www.linkedin.com/in/ghida-ibrahim-ph-d-823b4042/
Interests:
Contributing, Networking, New venture, Recruiting

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Eight ways in which data science is helping in the fight against COVID19

Posted on June 24, 2020 at 6:30am 1 Comment

Given the scale of its impact and the kind of alteration that it brought into our lives, COVID19 is one of the most unprecedented crises of our times. Although it is not the only pandemic that humanity has been through, COVID19 is occurring in the time of the fourth industrial revolution where everyone and everything is one click way, and where the excess of data and computing has allowed machines to be more intelligent than ever. In the age of deep tech and data, data science is definitely…

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