Shilpa has been in the Data field for over 11 years. She graduated with a Masters degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from the National University of Singapore. She is currently the Lead Instructor for General Assembly Singapore's Data Science Immersive (Part-time) course while also pursuing a full-time career as a Data Scientist. In her current role at General Assembly, Shilpa is the first woman lead instructor to train Data Science in a part-time setting for GA, Singapore. She is proud to be part of the team enabling close to 25 mid-career professionals enrolled in the Tech Immersion and Placement Programme (TIPP) to convert them into industry-ready Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professionals. Shilpa found her calling in Education and is keen to keep the knowledge imparting flame alive while sharpening her technical skills in full-time Data Science roles.
Before her current stints, she worked as a Data Scientist in the public sector and Senior Engineer/Data Analyst at Fortune 500 Semiconductor MNC.
Shilpa loves to find new ways to integrate Technology with work to build more efficient processes and solutions while expanding her Tools knowledge in the journey. She has worked with Python, Power BI, SQL, Robotic Process Automation, amongst other tools.
With the continuing aim to influence fellow data enthusiasts trying to break into a more data-centric career, Shilpa writes articles sharing from her work experience to Medium Publication in her spare time.