The Data

Building the Workforce of the Future

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

Women in Big Data Founders


Your Personal Power: How to be More Influential, Better Compensated, and More Valuable to the People You Love

Session 1: Stupid Clarity By Eliana Castillo On April 15, 2021, leadership coach Jeremiah Miller, founder of Forging Leaders took us on a journey to find ‘stupid clarity’. Drawing from real life examples and inspiring stories, Jeremiah dove into pragmatic concepts and methodologies that, once understood and internalized, can help us create significant change in
+ Read More

Elevate Your Career

By Liisel Jessop. On March 18, our Women in Big Data (WiBD) Dusseldorf chapter held a virtual event titled “Elevate Your Data Career!”. It was the first chapter event in 2021 and our team was really excited to see the community members and welcome new joiners. During the online event we had a chance to
+ Read More

Creating a Culture of Mindfulness

By Usha Ramalingam, Chapter Director In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, the St. Louis chapter was happy to host a session on how to develop a Culture of Mindfulness by Rani Jayakumar. Rani Jayakumar is a certified mindfulness instructor from Mindful Schools, a yoga and mindfulness instructor through Little Flower Yoga, and
+ Read More

Introduction to Cognitive Services part 2: Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Cognitive Services in the School and Workplace

Regina Karson, WiBD US Board Member March, 2021 part 2 of 2 of this vibrant series where Marie Smith, CIO of Data 360, and Maureen Dunne, Autism Angels, discussed supporting neurodiversity in schools, the workplace and entrepreneurship. Maureen discussed how terms, wording, skillsets that focus on strengths for autistic populations and how models for success
+ Read More

A Virtual Coffee with Vanessa Chow, social media advisor to Women in Big Data

By Tina Tang I sat down with Vanessa on a recent afternoon—me in Palo Alto and she in Irvine, California. I first met Vanessa back in 2019 while she interned for SAP’s Business Technology Platform product marketing team. Gratefully, she came to work on Women in Big Data’s non profit launch, assessing our social media
+ Read More

The Walt Disney Company and Women in Big Data Honor Women’s History Month with a Magical Celebration: Amplifying Your Voice as a Women in the Workforce

By Ilyana “Lily” Salem Did you ever feel like Big Bird? Imagine those gangly orange legs and bright yellow feathers walking down a New York City neighborhood. Try that now in a high-tech office in the Silicon Beach, Valley or Forest, in front of a computer, passing through the lounge, or sitting at the head
+ Read More

WiBD’s Peer Group Mentoring Program Kick-off

By Erika Lunceford, Board member of WiBD Silicon Valley Chapter Deborah Sgro, Independent Technology Career Coach, has designed and kicked off the Peer Group Mentoring Program for Women in Big Data.  This is an exciting program that we are working to scale during 2021 and 2022 to help people grow their careers.  In addition to
+ Read More

Paris Chapter 2021 Kickoff Event

March 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm EST Anna Marchon Welcome remarks We are very thankful to all the panel speakers for sharing their thoughts, energy and inspiration. Aruna Schwarz, CEO, Stelae Technologies Alice Memang, Co-founder – COO, Delfox Alexandra Prigent-Labeis, Managing Partner, Accellency Mihir Sarkar, Chief Data Officer, Engie Digital Sebastien Gibier, Director SAP.iO Foundry, SAP
+ Read More

International Women’s Day – Sri Ramaswamy

Women in Big Data is spotlighting amazing women. Entrepreneur, Thought leader and Data expert. Big Data/AI Insurance Products specialist passionate about creating enterprise AI based solutions (generating ROI) leveraging domain expertise that changes insurance industry for the next generation. Have 18+ years of extensive experience in enterprise application architecture, enterprise s/w product development, business intelligence,
+ Read More

International Women’s Day – Dovan Rai

Women in Big Data is spotlighting amazing women. Being a curious individual interested in exploring diverse disciplines resulting in the expansion of knowledge. I love creating things, building software platforms or communities to help maximize individual and collective potentials. I was born in a village in the eastern plains of Nepal, Bashaha-Beltar, and grew up
+ Read More