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Valerie Torres, Ph.D. is a Senior Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Labs. Her work contributions and responsibilities are manifold. Today, her research interests include web mining, tracking, social media, and business intelligence. Valerie is immersed in exploring, mining and analyzing data. From data, she gets information and from information to business intelligence. She is an active user and contributor of today’s Web 2.0; the world of social media that, for example, allows users to stay connected as well as create and personalize information. She is now looking forward to working on Web 3.0 and beyond.
Valerie works toward bridging the academic gap by proactively promoting and participating in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Initiatives, especially in the context of economically challenged communities, and, in particular, Latino/a communities throughout the United States.