Che Smith Ph.D.

Math Behind The Movies

"Pay attention to what you like and try to find where math ties in. You can find a lot of enjoyment in math. Just look for those math moments and hold on to those."

Quick Facts

Featured in: Movie Night – The Sequel (August 2022)

Current role: Data Analytics Engineer for Netflix


  • Mathematics at Spelman College
  • Ph.D. in Biostatistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health

Interests: Music, Sports, Math

In our August 2022 Movie Night – The Sequel box, Che tells us how she uses data to make things happen at Netflix and how her love of math extends to her other hobbies and interests!

Black Girl MATHgic Exclusive Interview Preview

“The common thread is perseverance. So always keep trying and you'll continue to build your confidence.”

Check out our August 2022 Movie Night – The Sequel box to see Che Smith’s FULL interview!