UC Love Data Week 2024

Online via Zoom

UC Libraries and their partners are collaborating on another UC-wide “Love Data Week” from February 12-16, 2024. This will be a jam-packed week of talks, presentations, and workshops all about data! All members of the UC community are invited to attend these events to gain hands-on experience, learn about resources, and engage in discussions about data. With over 20 presentations and workshops, whether you’re working on qualitative or quantitative data, there’s plenty to choose from. ➡️ Visit the UC Love Data Week website to learn more and register for workshops.⬅️ All events are free to attend and open to any member of the UC community! Please reach out to [email protected] with questions

Python Web Scraping


In this workshop, we cover how to scrape data from the web using Python. Web scraping involves downloading a webpage's source code and sifting through the material to extract desired data.

McKinsey Information Session: Intro to Insight and Diversity Connect

Online via Zoom

Interested in applying for our Insight or Diversity Connect programs? Come hear from McKinsey consultants with advanced professional degrees (APD) about their journeys and ask questions about our Insight and Diversity Connect program. McKinsey values consultants with PhDs and other graduate-level degrees - they have fantastic research skills, specific domain knowledge, and ways of thinking that are important to our firm and our clients.

Research Insights Webinar hosted by Black in Research

Online via Zoom

Let Morgan Stanley Research challenge your perceptions about Wall Street. We are dynamic in our thinking because every member of our team is unique. Hear from members of our Black in Research group as they share their career journey with you. Gain meaningful insight into what it is like to work at Morgan Stanley, our culture, and the work we do. You will hear first-hand what skills are required to succeed in Research. You will also have the opportunity to ask about what matters most to you and your career. If you want to learn how to influence the world, identify market moving trends, and be a thought-leader, join us at our MS Research Insight Webinar hosted by Black in Research. We welcome your talent and ambition. Please register here

BPEP: Funding Landscape for startups

Berkeley SkyDeck 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley

If you are a graduate student, postdoc or early stage founder who even remotely are curious about how some of your fellow researchers raised money to build a startup from professional investors (Angel investors and Venture capitalists), attend this event to hear from founders and investors sharing some of their experiences from building startups- raising/investing money, some of the mistakes they made and that you could avoid, and best practices. Raising money from investors is one of the biggest challenges you will face if you want to build a startup. Luckily, many have done this successfully and are willing to share the lessons learned. Our speakers have experience raising and also investing in startups. Come have some pizza, hang out with fellow grad students, postdocs and founders listening to our phenomenal speakers; and interact with them during panel discussion and networking later. Title: "Lessons learned for raising money from professional investors- What Not to do?" Date & Time: February 15, 2024; 6.00-8.00 pm PST Location: Berkeley Skydeck, Penthouse, 2150 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704 Parking: There is a parking structure at 2015 Center Street, Berkeley. Street parking is free after 6.00 pm in Berkeley. Here is another resource to find parking: Spot Angels Please let us know if something comes up and you can't make it to the event, this will help us to estimate the headcount for food and drinks. Thank you!