Alice Zhao is a data scientist who is passionate about teaching and making complex things easy to understand. She is the author of SQL Pocket Guide, 4th Edition (O’Reilly), and has taught numerous courses in SQL, Python, and R as a senior data scientist at Metis and as a co-founder of Best Fit Analytics. She writes about analytics and pop culture on her blog, A Dash of Data. Her work has been featured in Huffington Post, Thrillist, and Working Mother. She has her MS in analytics and BS in electrical engineering, both from Northwestern University.