Clara Higuera Cabañes graduated in Computer Science from the Complutense University in Madrid, afterwards, she carried out her PhD in Artificial Intelligence and Bioinformatics. Her thesis was focused on the application of machine learning methods for the study of metabolism. During her PhD, she carried out research stays in US and Sweden and published several papers in international journals. After her PhD, she became interested in Data Science in the industry and worked for a while in a start-up on line newspaper in Spain. Now she works at BBC as a data scientist applying the techniques she learnt during her PhD to help better understand BBC audiences, make decisions based on data and build data products.