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Ed Buban

Posts by Ed Buban

Global Mentoring Initiative Update

By Deborah Sgro, Board Advisor Earlier this summer, the Women in Big Data (WiBD) Board of Directors formed a workgroup to prepare a recommendation for a globally available mentoring initiative. The WiBD vision statement guided the workgroup’s effort:  Fulfilling our vision to cultivate tangible opportunities for women, unlock latent potential through accessible training, act as
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A Sit-down with Our Published Authors and WiBD leaders: Featuring Shruti Worlikar

WiBD recently spoke with Shruti Worlikar about her new book. WiBD: Tell us a little more about your journey to publishing your recent book “Amazon Redshift Cookbook: Recipes for building modern data warehousing solutions” Shruti: The “Amazon Redshift Cookbook” started with a simple idea, what if we can divide the complex data warehousing use cases into
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Let’s get to know the new Director of the Women in Big Data Southern California Chapter – Giselle Sitdykova

Giselle Sitdykova – WiBD chats with an incredible woman with an amazing story. WiBD: Giselle, let’s talk. Tell us a little about yourself. Giselle: I am definitely a product of my parents, my grandma, teachers, books, the USSR system and instability that followed its breakdown. With friends, I believe I had more impact on them than
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Building Resilience for Career Growth: Self Care For The Long Run

By Srabasti Banerjee, Big Data Engineer Right now, some people are in between roles and the pandemic has also added extra stress for many of us. What we learnt at this session is really for the rest of our working lives, as no company offers much stability these days, except perhaps the government. Women in
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