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International Women’s Day – Elena Fedotova

Women in Big Data is spotlighting 8 amazing women on March 8th, International Women’s Day. Elena Fedotova is an Information Development Manager at Intel with 20-years experience in technical writing, information architecture, and content strategy. She holds a Master’s degree in Linguistics from St Petersburg State University and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from
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Berekeley interviews WiBD Co-Founder

Radhika Rangarajan, Director of Solutions Engineering at VMware, looks back five years to the founding of Women in Big Data. As a young girl in India, Radhika dreamed of becoming a teacher, like her mother and her aunts. But her future lay elsewhere, as she recounts in this interview. Click here to learn about Radhika’s
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Diversity at its best: WiBD Munich Chapter partnering with Datageeks

By Nahia Orduna We usually join “standard” tech events, where women are the exception. Alternatively, we have our diversity events joined by women. How can we find a balance? That is what Munich Chapter figured out in this event, which took place on January 22, 2020, at the offices of Microsoft in Munich. There is
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Data Afterwork event at UserCentrics – Munich Chapter

By Nahia Orduna The Munich Chapter of Women in Big Data organised an afterwork event at Usercentrics on a cold night in November.  Usercentrics is in the heart of Munich and was surrounded at that time by the typical Bavarian Christmas markets. Our members started arriving around 7pm, with people joining the event in a total
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The Equity Gap: Why We Should All Care:

By Tina Tang, Co-founder Women in Big Data In 2018, I read a disturbing article in Bloomberg Businessweek based on a large and in-depth research initiative conducted by Carta and #Angels. They studied a simple question: who owns equity? Conclusions were drawn from data analysis of 180,000 employees in over 6,000 different companies; later the
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Data Afterwork Event – Munich

By Nahia Orduna On November 14, 2019, the Munich chapter of Women in Big Data organised an afterwork evening in the new amazing offices of AWS in the city center. We gathered again around one hundred people from our community. This event showed the collaboration of the Women in Big Data network across chapters and
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WiBD Toronto Chapter Speaker Series

By Sophia He     In November 2019, our Toronto chapter hosted its latest speaker series, “Big Data, Big Change.” It inspired over 65 members to leverage data to drive positive social change. We were thrilled to partner with Tim Hortons Foundation Camps, a program that supports kids from disadvantaged circumstances. Our first speaker, Tamara
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2019: A Look Back…and Looking Forward to 2020

By Radhika Rangarajan I wanted to write this retrospective during the Thanksgiving holidays in November…but every time I attempted to write something down, I was overwhelmed. No, it was not just about the deadline to finish this article; upon further introspection, I realized it was the fear that I was not going to be able
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Growing Up with Women in Big Data: Q&A with Elaine Kwok

by Tina Tang Elaine Kowk is based in the Bay Area (California, USA), where she was raised—and very recently where she was married! She has been a member of the core team of volunteers for four years, and we are grateful for her quarterly newsletter production. But while she helps us get to know other
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Bio: Jane Alexander, WiBD Chapter Director, Australia

By Regina Karson, WiBD SF Bay Area-Silicon Valley Chapter Director Jane Alexander has worked in the ICT Industry for her entire career in a broad range of areas, from banking to Government, infrastructure outsourcing, cloud enablement, and analytics. Jane has focused on business and customer management and enablement and has successfully developed new business, as
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