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NYC PyLadies


We're the NYC chapter of PyLadies, an international community of women and non-binary people in tech.

We host monthly events, talks, and study groups where you can meet other pythonistas and learn more about programming, data science, web development, and more.

All skill levels welcome!

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Join our Meetup group to hear about our free events in the NYC metro area.

Interested in hosting us, giving a talk, or leading a workshop? We'd love to hear from you!


Reshama Shaikh

Reshama Shaikh is a freelance data scientist/statistician in New York City. She worked for over 10 years as a biostatistician in the pharmaceutical industry. She is an organizer of the meetup groups [Data Umbrella]( and [NYC PyLadies]( She received her M.S. in statistics from Rutgers University and her M.B.A. from NYU Stern School of Business.

Melissa Ferrari

Melissa is working towards a PhD in physics at NYU where she uses Python to solve problems related to squishy things. She learns Python by attending workshops and conferences, watching online tutorials, and putting her skills into practice by attending hackathons and data science challenges.

Antonia Blair

Antonia Blair is a software developer based in Brooklyn. Before learning to program, she worked as a writer and art book editor. She is particularly interested in the intersection of art and technology.

Felice Ho

Felice Ho is a back-end developer in New York City. Roles in business intelligence and software implementations as a finance professional led her to a passion for building technology and the transition into an engineer. Felice builds data solutions during the day and enjoys volunteering and hacking on side projects in her spare time.

About PyLadies Global

PyLadies is an international mentorship group with a focus on helping more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source community.

Our mission is to promote, educate and advance a diverse Python community through outreach, education, conferences, events and social gatherings.

To learn more, visit the PyLadies website.


Follow us on Twitter or join our Meetup group to get announcements and find out about upcoming events.

To connect with other PyLadies members through Slack, sign up for and join the #city-nyc channel.

If you would like to give a tech talk, demo, or workshop, contact us at [email protected].

Is your company interested in hosting an event? Fill out our Google form and we will be in touch!