“Life does not happen in batches …” introducing World of Streaming

There was a good turnout in the evening at this event, with speakers from MapR, Confluent and DataTorrent talking about streaming technology. Considering this was an evening after working hours, it was good to see a large, enthusiastic audience with almost equal representation of men and women. The audience was introduced to some key streaming
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What an AWESOME luncheon that was! Everyone raved about it.

Our Women in Big Data Meetup and Luncheon @ Strata+Hadoop World Conference was well attended and well received. We held the event on September 28, 2016 at Javits Center NYC in a beautiful venue, the River Pavilion, with an amazing view. Approximately 250 people attended the lunch, over 90% of whom were women. A big
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Let’s Make the Line to the Ladies Room Longer

The Women in Big Data Luncheon at Spark Summit 2016 in San Francisco on June 8th was a success! Over 100 guests attended—including (surprisingly) a good number of men this time! Despite initial challenges with the AV system, we managed to get going with a pure pink/purple color presentation to talk about our Women in
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WiBD Technical Training Workshop at MapR: Apache Drill & Apache Spark

Let’s kick off this blog post with a numbers game, shall we? The answer is: 50+ women, who also happen to be data geeks! Doing what, you’re wondering… that is the number of women who participated in the most recent technical training session organized by Women in Big Data forum. This all-day technical workshop on
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