Vicky is a bioinformatics PhD student at the Division of Mucosal & Salivary Biology, King’s College London. She is using network modelling and optimisation techniques to understand metabolic interactions of the human microbiome. Outside research, she actively promotes computer science to gender minorities in academia and industry as Organiser for R-Ladies, Mentor for Women In Kaggle and Ambassador for Code First: Girls. She joined Innovation Forum in November 2016. Her interests are in data science, open source and systems biology.