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— Alejandro Gutierrez Lopez, Data Analytics Professor, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

leeiaREAD BLOGleeia - RISING ABOVE WITH DATA. “When I got out of the military, I had all of these skills. But I had no clear way of showing what I was capable of, so I struggled. With certifications like this, I can have a clear statement saying, ‘This is exactly what I can do, and these people have verified it."

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— Petra Such, California State University, Fullerton student

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