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Alberta, Canada: The Newest WiBD Chapter

I’m Diana Shaw, and I am the Lead for WiBD, Alberta Chapter. On 25th October, 2018, we formally launched the Chapter, at the Data Management Conference Canada. This was the ideal event to officially launch the Chapter since the keynote presenters included Radhika Rangarajan and Azadeh Yazdan, who added their voices to help promote the
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Toronto Chapter Meetup: Data Trends in 2019

On January 16th, our Toronto chapter launched its first meetup of the year, gathering over 100 members to join the panel discussion on Data Trends of 2019. We were thrilled to have Nicole Brouillard (Chief Information Officer at Aviva), Katrin Shechtman (Head of Architecture at Thomson Reuters), Jan Kestle (President of Environics Analytics) and Janice
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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 – sally@diamondmail.net) 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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