Instructor Profile

Lara Kattan, Financial Management and Decision-Making instructor

Lara Kattan, MPP, BA

Senior Data Scientist and Instructor, Machine Learning for Finance

Lara Kattan is a data science educator and curriculum writer. She is currently developing curriculum for institutions such as the University of Chicago and data science learning start-ups. Prior to embarking on a career in curriculum development, she was a consultant in risk practice at McKinsey & Co. She has an MA in public policy with a concentration in econometrics from the University of Chicago and a BA in economics and political science from Northwestern. Kattan is a lifelong learner and is pursuing an MA in Computer Science and another in Mathematics from DePaul University.