Ang Aking #Kwentubig (My Water Story)

I have been asked many times how I got into data science considering my previous field of expertise in the water industry. I was a regulatory and compliance officer. Based on the job description, I should have been dealing with mostly words—from laws, regulations, filing of permits and petitions, hearing transcripts, and other documentation. But as an engineer, a job title just couldn’t stop me from working with numbers.

Last September 26, 2019, I spoke in the first-ever Kwentubig, a storytelling event about water and the environment. The event was organized by the Philippine Young Water Professionals (PYWP) and 2030 Youth Force in the Philippines.

That night, I told the story of how the water industry led me to data science.

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