South Africa Chapter Highlights

14 May 2019, Naomi Molefe, Chapter Chair The South African chapter is the first African Women in Big Data chapter to launch. Here is a summary of the activities we have contributed to in the last few weeks. March 18th – SAPNexGen hosted a WiDS event in partnership with Stanford University. WiBDSA was invited as
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Are Women Better at Using Big Data for Digital Marketing?

By Sally Keys (Sally Writes – sally@diamondmail.net)  Research shows that women are 11% better when it comes to digital skills, including search, email, social media, digital strategy, planning, mobile, and big data, yet they make up less than one-third of the digital marketing workforce. Women may be better at giving personalized content, which is in high demand
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Let’s Celebrate Women in Technology

Sunnyvale, California On March 8, 2019, Pluto7, Google Cloud, and Women in Big Data teams hosted a meaningful afternoon full of conversations around how empowering female leadership often leads to innovation in the tech space. By gathering on International Women’s Day, we celebrated our achievements in tech and discussed ways to continue making great contributions.
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Let’s Start the Conversation, Alberta!

Women in Big Data Alberta (Edmonton) Canada Chapter We are excited to report WiBD Alberta (Edmonton) hosted its first meetup on April 11, 2019 at Startup Edmonton. This was an opportunity to get engaged from the inception of the chapter and to help shape what it will be. The meeting was attended by a group of
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