Anna-Lena Popkes stumbled across programming and machine learning in her graduate studies. Since then she hasn't looked back and is using Python everyday - either at work or in her personal projects. She blogs at http://alpopkes.com/ and is the author of a popular machine learning repository for beginners (https://github.com/zotroneneis/machine_learning_basics) which she started before joining the AI residence program at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, UK. Anna-Lena is passionate about learning and how to best share knowledge with her peers. She is currently working as a machine learning engineer at inovex in Germany.