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Building the Workforce of the Future

"There cannot be equity in society without equity in data collection, curation, and decisions."

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The 5 C’s: How to have the Best Career of Your Life using Courage, Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence, and Communication

By Dio-Ann Valmores Technology has much promise, both in creating a new and more welcoming future and having a positive impact. On August 30, 2022, Women in Big Data Bay Area and Girls in Tech San Francisco chapters hosted Telle Whitney, Computer Scientist and world-recognized expert on women and technology, as she discussed the importance
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Let’s get to know… Sowmya Moni, WiBD India Chapter Director and a Member of Global Exec Committee

WiBD spoke with Sowmya Moni, WiBD India Chapter Director and member of the WiBD Global Executive Committee WiBD: Who is Sowmya Moni? Sowmya is a passionate, self-driven individual motivated towards making societal impact. By profession, she is a technology marketer with 22+ years of experience and expertise in go-to-market strategy, market research, and influencer relations.
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New WiBD Chapter at JSS Academy of Technical Education

New WiBD Chapter at JSS Academy of Technical Education By Nathravathi B. WiBD, India, in collaboration with Department of ISE and the Department of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, launched the Women in Big Data (WiBD) Student Chapter at JSS Academy of Technical Education, Department of Information Science and Engineering, Benguluru, India. The chapter will
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We’re Back At It Again

By Deborah Sgro, Women in Big Data Mentoring Director After providing mentoring services for over 200 participants this spring and summer, Women in Big Data is back at it again.  Here’s a brief summary of the autumn 2022 program line-up. Emerging Technologists returns after a successful summer session. Focusing on people with two or fewer
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WiBD Leadership Team Updates

By Riya Girish This week, we are ecstatic to announce updates to the Women in Big Data Leadership Team! Our new members are hardworking and ambitious women, each with their own admirable skills and goals. We look forward to the innovation brought about by these team members as they join hands with our other inspirational
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AI for Everyone: Challenges and Opportunities for AI Software and Hardware at Scale

Author: Mrinalini Thakur A fireside chat was organized on June 23rd by the Women in Big Data Northwest chapter. The topic for our fireside chat was AI for Everyone: Challenges and Opportunities for AI Software and Hardware at Scale. It’s a well-known fact that Artificial Intelligence and deep learning are reaching human-level and better accuracies
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Let’s get to know… Naomi Molefe, WiBD South Africa Chapter Director and a Member of Global Exec Committee.

Women in Big Data (WiBD) recently sat down with Naomi Molefe to get to know her and to introduce this amazing person to the community. WiBD: Who is Naomi Molefe? A young woman based in Johannesburg South Africa who has a keen interest in how the youth of SA is empowered in taking the country
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WiBD Brazil Face-to-Face

By Mael Prauchner, WiBD Brazil Chapter Director On May 4th the Brazil chapter of WiBD had our first in-person meetup after over two years without any personal contact! It was an interesting challenge to plan and organize this in-person event; while things appear to be more normal, many people still have concerns about face-to-face contact—including
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Positive Intelligence – 9 Ways We Self Sabotage

By Elizabeth Imm Did you know that only 20% of teams and individuals achieve their true potential? Why do you think this is true?  Every human being experiences inner conflict.  A push and pull of emotional energy that impacts our thoughts, feelings, behaviors, decisions, personal and professional relationships, and our health and well-being.  Research has
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Mentoring – What Women in Big Data Is Doing About It

By Deborah Sgro  – WiBD Mentoring Director In September 2021, McKinsey & Company, in partnership with, repeated a study of 65K women in corporate America known as Women In The Workplace 2021. The authors report: “Despite small gains in the pipeline (compared to 2016), women remain underrepresented across the corporate ladder.” The authors continue,
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