Janet Dobbins handles community outreach, communication and marketing for The Institute, and coordinates our presence at professional conferences. She also oversees the Institutes’s web site, handling development, maintenance and benchmarking.
She works with colleges and universities to create innovative curriculum (for example, the undergraduate BS degree and a MS program in Data Science and Analytics at Thomas Edison State University) and industry teams to help them gain the necessary skills. The work and training at Minerals Technology, Inc (MTI) earned us the “Supplier of the Year”.
She is also the President of Data Community DC, a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation committed to promoting data science by fostering education, opportunity, and professional development through high-quality community-driven events. There are 25,000+ data scientists within the DC area.
Previously she worked for Xerox Corporation as an Account Manager. She holds a degree from the University of Virginia.