Alison is a Data Scientist & Professional Educator at RStudio and co-author of blogdown: Creating Websites with R Markdown. She is an international keynote speaker and former research scientist with expertise in social and cognitive development. Alison has been working with R since 2012. She takes particular joy in building beautiful and accessible data science projects. Alison is also an experienced and award-winning educator with over 8 years of teaching experience.