#SheCodes – How Big Data Fuels LinkedIn’s “People You May Know”

On September 26, 2017, nearly 200 data professionals gathered at LinkedIn headquarters in Sunnyvale to hear a presentation by seven of the teams that work in a massive, coordinated effort to bring us the “People You May Know” (PYMK) section of the LinkedIn web page.   Kapil Surlaker, Senior Director of Engineering at LinkedIn, began
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The Currency of Influence

On Thursday, October 19, 2017, the Women in Big Data Forum met in San Francisco’s hip SOMA district for an evening dedicated to “The Currency of Influence”. This soft-skills workshop was led by Sharon Stolt of Constellation Leadership Solutions. Heavybit Industries generously donated space for this event, and food and drinks were sponsored by Heroku,
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A Night of Deep Learning: Women In Big Data Come Together at AI Connect

NVIDIA and SAP hosted their first Women In Big Data community event, AI Connect, on October 18, 2017.  More than 100 participants met up at the NVIDIA campus in Santa Clara to learn about the  latest advancements in deep learning Talk 1:  Deep Learning Use Cases Renee Yao kicked things off, presenting seven deep learning use
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Member Blog: My First Grace Hopper Experience

  October 17, 2017 Member Blog: My First Grace Hopper Experience Author: Swathi Puskur On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, I had the privilege of attending the Grace Hopper Celebration in Orlando, Florida — by far the best conference I have ever attended. It is very rare to see so many women technologists at once, and
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