Get an introduction to working with data, starting with an understanding of data organization and databases and moving to hands-on practice writing SQL select statements.
You'll learn how to use SQL with hands-on experience in a sample database, how to structure basic queries, how to query data from multiple tables, and how to use basic SQL functions.
Abigail (Abby) Alger is the Director of Digital Training for the Leadership Institute.
Previously she was the Digital Director for Freedom Partners and for the House Republican Conference for Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers. She managed the redesign of GOP.gov and FreedomPartners.org as well as the launch of ConnectGOP, the first House Republican intranet. At the Conference, she led GOP Labs, a training program of more than 300 events that taught digital communications best practices to House GOP staff.
Before that, Abby was Director of Digital Communications for the Leadership Institute; New Media Strategist for Terra Eclipse, a technology firm; and Junior Associate for the David All Group, a digital communications firm. She graduated from Duke University with degrees in Public Policy and Classical Languages.