Hi, I'm Pelagia! I'm a 2nd year CS major at Haverford College, PA, USA.

I engineering technologies to solve socio-economic problems in Zimbabwe.

I run, dance and lift weights for fun!

experiences

Warner Media – Data Science InternJune 2020 – Aug 2020

  • Built a 93% accurate Python and SQL tool to automate 95% of internal film ID search
  • Applied regex and nltk function across the pandas data frame to remove punctuation,
    stop words and trailing spaces from movie titles to account for user input errors

Pinterest Engage – ScholarJune 2020 – Aug 2020

  • 1 of 41 participants in an 8-week technical interview prep and coding assignments series

UofChicago Data Science for Social Good Center – InternJune 2019 - Aug 2019

  • Generated Seaborn visualizations for a team aimed at increasing employee retention rate
  • Created pandas data frames and histograms showing the characteristic differences
    between workers retained versus the ones not to decrease employee turnover by 15%

Haverford College Physics Lab – Data Visualization InternAugust 2018 - August 2019

  • Optimized MATLAB code to deduce pattern formation trends in 1000 birds’ feathers
  • Produced 50 pattern formation data charts for analysis for the Physics research team

& projects


Inspired by a programming course I taught to 15 students in Zimbabwe, my team won UPenn Femme Hacks after creating a web app in HTML, CSS and Python for Zimbabwean students to access free resources to learn programming.
Built a Python Chrome extension to scrape for coupons for online shopping at Tech Together Boston Univeristy Female Hackathon.
Implemented a feature to estimate the user’s potential investment earnings after 5 years.
Founded an org aimed at empowering and educating young Zimbabweans to engineer technologies to reduce hunger and electricity shortage.
Built a Python and PSQL program to visualize data to boost crop yields.