Erla holds a bachelor’s degree in both Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering from Reykjavík University in Iceland. After her studies she worked as a software developer for diverse companies across various professional sectors in Iceland, from flower subscription deliveries to pharmaceutical monitoring devices.
She is currently pursuing a Masters in Machine Learning at University College London.
Erla’s interests lie in data science and analysis, and she has a special fascination in discovering how underlying bias in data will affect data models. After her studies, she hopes to collaborate with forward-thinking organisations on how to apply machine learning technology in an ethical manner and work to minimise social harm.