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Ed Buban

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How to Elevate Your Career Webinar

By Shala Arshi. Women in Big Data hosted Lauren Hagerty, the Director of Marketing and Community at PowerToFly, to cover the topic “How to Elevate Your Career”.  This was an online event on September 8, 2020. We had a very engaged audience with many questions for Lauren. Lauren gave an inside look at the PowerToFly
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Women in Big Data St. Louis Chapter – Ameren Young Women Career Day Activity

By Usha Ramalingam, Chapter Director.  On August 5th, 2020 St. Louis Chapter members participated in the Young Women Career Day activity sponsored by Ameren WISE (Women Influencing Success in Energy). The WISE sponsored career day was a virtual activity that showcased various career options available in the Energy and Utilities industry. Approximately 30 students participated
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An Introduction to Presto, an Open Source Distributed SQL Engine

By Shala Arshi. On August 27, 2020, Women in Big Data hosted Dipti Borkar, cofounder and chief product officer at Ahana, to talk about Presto technology.  It was a very educational session with great engagement and questions. Dipti started by sharing her career journey and how she co-founded Ahana, a Presto company. After beginning her
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Deep Dive – IoT on Google Cloud Platform

By Srabasti Banerjee. On August 19, 2020, WiBD sponsored an interesting discussion to learn how IoT can be implemented on Google Cloud Platform. The goal was to help us gain an understanding of the underlying tools and technologies being used in the background, like Google Cloud IoT Core, Pipelines, Big Query, Dataflow, Machine Learning, Dataprep,
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