Alice Zhao is a data scientist who is passionate about teaching and making complex things easy to understand. She has taught numerous courses in SQL, Python and R as a senior data scientist at Metis and as a co-founder of Best Fit Analytics. She writes about analytics and pop culture on her blog, A Dash of Data. Her work has been featured in Huffington Post, Thrillist and Working Mother. Alice has also spoken at a variety of data science conferences, including Strata in New York City and ODSC in San Francisco, on topics ranging from natural language processing to data visualization.