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About me

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My name is María Paula. I am a passionate user and programmer. I am also an RStudio Certified trainer.

I currently work at the Regional Analysis and Statistics Unit of the OECD. Previously, I was an economics consultant at Deloitte France, where I used R and Shiny to build analytics tools to study the antitrust effects of major commercial operations. During this time, I led multiple training sessions on R, and helped my team adopt software engineering tools and practices to streamline our workflows.

In my spare time, I like contributing to community-driven projects. Most recently, I was involved in the translation of the R for Data Science book to Spanish.

Fun facts

🌺 I am drawn to poetic cities. I grew up in the city of eternal spring (Medellín), studied in the pink city (Toulouse), and currently live in the city of lights (Paris).

🎼 I started learning the piano at the ripe young age of 27, which rekindled my interest in classical music. I go to concerts as often as I can.

🏷 My given name is María Paula. It’s a composite given name, which means that it is kind of like socks: you always use the pair. This also means that I will most likely not respond to María (without the Paula) or Paula (without the María).

Contact me

If you would like to chat, you can find me on Twitter, Github, Keybase or via e-mail.



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