Yanina Bellini Saibene

Yanina Bellini Saibene

Researcher at Inta - MetaDocencia Founder

Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria


Yani is researcher at INTA in La Pampa. She has teaching experience at all educational levels, from primary school to university, since 1993. She has been training teachers since 1996 through the Red Federal de Formación Docente Continua (Ministry of Education) and the INTA transfer and extension system. She has given more than 50 courses and workshops on information and communication technologies (ICTs). She has been working remotely since 2009, including the defense of his master’s thesis in this modality in 2015. Since 2019 she is an RStudio Certified Tidyverse trainer and since 2020 is an Software Carpentries Instructor.

She has organized more than 50 events (regional and international), among which she was the general chair of the Jornadas Argentinas de Informática (2020), founder and current chair of LatinR, one of the largest Latin American conferences on the use of R in research and development and co-chair of useR!2021.

Yani is an activist for open initiatives (software, data and science). Since 2017 she takes part in several voluntary initiatives that involve collaborative remote work with professionals from a wide range of disciplines and countries, including R-Ladies and R4DS. The latter initiative translated the book R for Data Science and the “data” package into Spanish. She also lead the translatios of Teaching Teach Together to Spanish.


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Remote sensing
  • AgTech
  • Agricultural information systems


  • Master degree in Data Mining and Knowledge Management, 2015

    Universidad Austral

  • Licenciate in Information System, 2005

    Universidad del Salvador

  • Rstudio-certified instructor (Tidyverse), 2019


  • Software Carpentries Trainer, 2020

    The Carpentries