Women in Big Data So Cal Campus-Driven Model: Tips for Starting Your Own Chapter!

By Ilyana “Lily” Salem The Women in Big Data Southern California chapter was begun in cooperation with the Marshall Business School at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. As the first campus-driven WiBD chapter, we’ve learned a lot about how to get a group up and running, and we’d like to share some information
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Women in Big Data Could Offer Valuable Cryptocurrency Services

By Sally Keys (Sally Writes – Being a woman in the technology industry, including the big data sector, can be challenging. Technology and IT remain predominantly male career paths, which can pose obstacles in both networking and career advancement. However, women working in big data have the opportunity to use their position creatively. The
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October 4, 2018 How does Netflix use Data to delight over 130 million global members? Hear women of the Data team talk about different aspects of the data ecosystem, and how culture, technology and innovation enable great storytelling and content. The session was moderated by Chicago Women in Big Data founder Kim Weisensee Brown, and introduced
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WiBD Düsseldorf Event at METRONOM

By Liisel Jessop and Antje Barth On November 29, 2018, the Düsseldorf chapter of Women in Big Data welcomed ~45 guests to METRONOM GmbH for a meet up on Big Data. Participants came from different industries and diverse backgrounds, but all share an interest in Data and seek to learn more about the technology and its impact
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Royal Army Event in UK, November 13, 2018

By Sagree Mahilall On  the 13th of November, 2018, I had the opportunity, together with other industry experts, to attend and present at the 2nd Annual Royal Signals Women in Technology Conference at the Defence Academy in Shrivenham, UK. Six months of intense and dedicated planning with the RSignals Army event organisers led to an extremely
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Launch of Women in Big Data South African Chapter

It was a chilly Thursday evening in Johannesburg, South Africa, as we met at the SAP offices to launch the WiBD South African chapter. The committee was overwhelmed with excitement of weeks of planning finally coming to realization. This excitement was accompanied by anxiety. You see, although we had 22 people on our RSVP list,
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WiBD West Coast Chapter hosts workshop on dealing with emotions in the workplace

On October 22, the  Women In Big Data West Coast/ Bay Area chapter held another very successful workshop, “Coaching Others to Manage Workplace Emotions.” The event was hosted at BNY Mellon Silicon Valley Innovation Center and organized by Women in Big Data Forum leadership team member Stella Mashkevitch. Our “WiBD instructor of the year” in 2017, Bob
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Munich Women in Big Data event hosted by Gemalto Connected Women

On November 8, 2018, Gemalto Connected Women Munich hosted an after-work event with Munich Women in Big Data at the Gemalto offices. The main objective of this event was to present the Women in Big Data organisation, explain what Big Data is and how it is changing the way we live and work, and inspire
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Inspirational Talk at Gemalto

The Munich chapter of Women in Big Data recently hosted a “learning lunch” at the Gemalto offices in Munich. Objectives of this event were to present the women in Big Data organization, to explain what Big Data is and illustrate how it is changing the way we live and work, and to inspire women in
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WiBD Toronto: Different Strokes for Data Folks Meetup

By Lilian Lau. Titled “Different Strokes for Data Folks,” the Toronto chapter of Women in Big Data held a bustling meetup on September 26, 2018. Over 75 members gathered to discover how four industry professionals harness the power of big data in their specific industries. First, Zahra Zahid from Slalom Consulting walked us through the pros
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