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Mariam Naqvi_

Graduated August 2021

"Numbers won't help you get a good answer to a bad question." - Cassie Kozyrkov

Phone: (650) 772-8854

Description of my final project

Project Name: Houston, we have a salary: Predicting Salaries for Texas Government Employees

Utilizing machine learning techniques, find key drivers of salaries for current Texas government employees. The data was acquired from Texas Tribune's website and cleaned as well as prepared for analysis and modeling using Pandas, Seaborn and Scipy Stats. Regression models were created using Scikit learn to predict salaries for current employees. The best performing model was the Polynomial Regression, which outperformed the baseline by 24% and had an R-squared of 38%.

Hire me because:

I love working with data! I am inherently curious and love problem solving. My education and industry experience has provided me the tools to drive better decision making with data.

Complete the following sentence: “In Data Science, I am most passionate about _____________”

handling messy data and working with it to derive valuable insights.

Work Location Desired

San Antonio, Texas

Please give us three words that describe your best professional qualities.

Tenacious, Curious, and Adaptable

What three words describe the role where you’ll do best?

Challenging, Growth, Data Engineering