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From Differences to Success: Unlock the Power of Diversity in Data Science Teams


This world is becoming a global village where people from different backgrounds like education, age, professions, and personalities work together. Business organizations are all actively exploring business opportunities and are developing human capabilities in leadership to take on this challenge. Leaders are working in diverse teams to deliver on organizational creativity abilities that can give the firm its competitive advantage.

Data scientists with diverse backgrounds bring multiple skills and abilities. When forming a diverse team, individuals face communication barriers due to differences in views and openness in a new culture. Consequently, they categorize themselves into subgroups based on similarities or differences. In this situation, A leader’s emotional intelligence and information elaboration play a vital role in managing all gaps and reshaping groups in a way that leads to the team’s success, which might depend on the nature of the task and the size of the team, etc. EI helps individuals and teams succeed at work. Also, When Individuals see value in diversity they become committed to the team.

Salochina Oad
Salochina Oad

ML Engineer/Data Scientist, U.S. Xpress

Passionate data scientist/researcher with 3+ years’ experience and Microsoft Azure Certified. Experience with ETL, data wrangling, statistical modeling in quantitative analytics, and algorithm development; productize code to deliver key insights and smart business applications.

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