WiBD East Coast Chapter Q2 2017 Newsletter

July 14th, 2017 Chapter News We are happy to announce a new satellite in Boston led by Sunanda Parthasarathy and Shirin Mojarad. The kickoff event for Boston occurred on June 15th with a Salary Negotiation Workshop and has since grown to 126 members. Shirin and Sunanda are both in the Data Science field and bring tons of experience in running meet-ups.
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WiBD Hosts Workshop on SAS Visual Analytics Tool & Python API

On Friday, June 23rd, SAS and Women in Big Data hosted a workshop for 20 attendees, ranging from students to professionals. The workshop focused on data analysis and machine learning using SAS’s Visual Analytics tool and Python API. The workshop was kicked off with an insightful presentation by Jenn Mann, SAS Executive Vice President who
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WiBD Helped Me Land My Job

I’ve just got my first job in the Machine Learning field, and here’s a big “THANK YOU” to WiBD for helping me during my career transition. About five years ago I moved to California from Russia with my husband and my two-year-old son. Inspired by the Silicon Valley vibe, I decided to get my Bachelor
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Negotiation Strategy: Don’t Ask, Don’t Get

To see how WiBD training helped one woman find a job she loves, click here. On July 26, 2017, Women in Big Data presented a valuable workshop on negotiation skills, led by Bob Loftis of NowForward Coaching. IBM hosted the event at their Foster City, CA location, with Karmen Leung of IBM moderating. Bob kicked off
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