NumFOCUS is a US 501(c)(3) non-profit that fiscally sponsors almost all of the major tools in the Python data science stack: jupyter, numpy, pandas, matplotlib, and more. This short presentation introduces NumFOCUS's mission, how folks can get involved, and how NumFOCUS's major and minor initiatives help support the world of open source scientific computing.

James Powell Bio

James is a volunteer at NumFOCUS, the 501(c)3 non-profit that supports and promotes open source in data science, data analytics, and scientific computing. At NumFOCUS, he serves as an office of the board, helping to organize the PyData conference series. He also helps run New York's local python meetup groups, NYC Python and Learn Python NYC, and is a past-chair and current organizer for the New York Python conference, PyGotham.

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