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Emerging Technologists

Emerging Technologists Offered by the WiBD Americas Region

General Description: Whether you are fresh out of school, in your first technology job, or pivoting from another field, this program allows you to select a mentor from a wide variety of technology backgrounds. Particular focuses is given to areas such as:

  • Starting a New Career in Data Science or Computing Technology
  • Job Searching Skills
  • Career Advancement Strategy
  • Technical Skills (Data Science/Analytics, Software Engineering, Technical Project Management)
  • Interpersonal Skills (Communication, Collaboration, Leadership, Self-Advocacy)
  • Business Skills (Business Analysis, Business Strategic Planning, Product Management)

Logistics: This is a 12 week program. Mentoring pairs will meet virtually for a minimum of four one-hour sessions.

Language and Time Zone: This program allows mentees and mentors to match on language preference, and mentoring pairs can agree on the time of their meeting.

Program Offering: We are currently accepting applications until January 31, 2023 for our Winter 2023 session which starts in March 2023 and concludes in May 2023.

Mentee Eligibility: This program is open to members of any Women in Big Data chapter, with 0 to 2 years professional technology experience, and a strong motivation to grow professionally.

Mentor Eligibility: Mentor applications are open to members of any Women in Big Data chapter, with 5 or more years professional expertise in technology, and are interested in sharing insights from their professional, leadership, interpersonal, and/or business related skills.

Contact mentoring@womeninbigdata.org for more information.

Interested in joining this program – Click on these links to apply as either a MENTEE or MENTOR.

Not yet a Women in Big Data Member but interested in this mentoring program? Successful registration in this program will enroll you in Women in Big Data. Membership is free.