Track: Development of effective, accountable, and transparent institutions - Meeting the Sustainable Development Goal 16 “Peace. Justice and Strong Institutions.”
Emily Schoof is a multi-passionate Data Scientist and Data Engineer with a background in immunology and neuro-oncology research. She has made it her life's work to empower others to make strategic decisions to improve society with high quality data initiatives. Recently, Emily has been working in parallel with the ICTD System Engineers and Risk Analysis and Preparedness Section (RAPS), Office of Emergency Operations (EMOPS) teams at UNICEF to develop data pipelines that extract, transform, and load (ETL) global event data from open media sources that is then used to develop forecasting models relevant to conflict.