Rachel Thomas is the co-founder of, which created the Practical Deep Learning for Coders course taken by over 200,000 students and which has been featured in The Economist, MIT Tech Review, and Forbes. She was selected by Forbes as one of 20 Incredible Women in AI, earned her math PhD at Duke, and was an early engineer at Uber. Rachel is a popular writer and keynote speaker on topics of data ethics, AI accessibility, and bias in machine learning.

PhD, Mathematics, Duke University
BA, Mathematics, Swarthmore College