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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Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone to Supercharge Your Career

Driving by the Intel Santa Clara office, a sign caught Sudeepti Balepur’s eye. It was for the Design Thinking workshop being held that day. She remembered hearing about it from a colleague, and it had immediately sparked interest. Sudeepti’s work in the Custom Foundry Business Solutions Team at Intel had recently forayed into project management
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Design Thinking training for Women in Big Data

On April 21 Women in Big Data Forum hosted a Design Thinking training at Intel corporate headquarters in Santa Clara. 40+ women professionals got together to learn some stories in Design Thinking, understand and interpret Design Thinking model and learn to apply Design Thinking methodology hands on. Ziya Ma, Vice President of Intel Software &
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