About this course
Hello! This is my story.
Louvere Walker-Hannon is a MathWorks Senior Application Engineer, who provides direction and recommendations on technical workflows for various applications. Specifically, she assists with the following topics image processing, computer vision, machine learning, deep learning, geospatial analysis, and data analytics when discussing technical workflows. She has a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering and a master’s degree in Geographic Information Technology with a specialization in Remote Sensing. Louvere has worked in three different engineering roles throughout her 20 year career while at MathWorks. She was also a Program Presenter, in this role she was the lead educator of STEM topics for Cahners ComputerPlace within the Boston Museum of Science. A prominent theme in her career is communication of technical concepts to various audiences and being involved with STEM education.
Louvere is a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), and other organizations. She has a long history of serving as a STEM mentor. Louvere volunteers with Black Girls Code and the Society of Women Engineers. She is a Curriculum Lead for the Boston Chapter of Black Girls CODE, a Co-Lead of the SWE Latinos Affinity Group, and a Society Engagement Lead for the SWE African American Affinity Group. Louvere has presented and continues to present at several STEM related conferences on various topics. She recently presented her work on a Natural Language Processing application at the 100th American Meteorological Society in January 2020 and at the American Association of Geographers (AAG) virtual conference in April 2020. She will present more STEM content at the upcoming Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Technical Computing in October 2020
What inspires me…
Our course begins with the first step for generating great user experiences: understanding what people do, think, say, and feel. In this module, you’ll learn how to keep an open mind while learning.