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March 2022

WiBD International Women’s Day Celebration

March 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST

WiBD International Women’s Day Celebration & Mentorship Program Launch March 8th 2022 at 8:00-10:00am (US PST) Join us on IWD March 8, 2022 at 8am PST for an hour of connecting, celebrating and learning. Click here to register. In light of the 2022 International Women’s Day theme to “Break Bias”, we are inviting Audrey Cavenecia and Julian Guthrie for a Panel Discussion on “How Alpha Girls are Amplifying Voices” (Part II), and what it means to them to “Be the…

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Careers in Data and Technology: What do your first few years look like?

March 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

Join us as we bring together a group of talented women to share what it's like to pursue a career in data and technology. This is an event for anyone interested in gaining insights into the various career paths available in the data sector, learning what it takes to be successful, and discovering what your life might look like having a position in the industry. We have a lineup of professionals with a variety of backgrounds and positions who would…

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Inclusive Leadership: Building a Culture of Inclusion and Belonging

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Inclusive leadership panel with diverse panelists who will share their perspective and experiences in leading with inclusion and belonging. About this event American activist Vernā Myers once said, ‘Diversity is being invited to the party, but inclusion is being invited to dance.’ Our panelists will share strategies for creating a workplace that is not only diverse but where employees have a sense of belonging and can be their true selves in a culture where they can participate without fear. Panelists:…

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April 2022

Women in Big Data Paris Chapter Workshop: From Survive to Thrive

April 5 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT

How could you respond to challenges better, faster and easier? What would you do if you could respond to challenges better, faster and easier? What would you gain with a more relaxed mental attitude without losing your ‘edge’? It begins with building mental muscle. This isn’t just happy talk. In this workshop, we’ll unpack the primary reasons you get hi-jacked by stress and discuss what’s required to develop peak performance, improve personal and professional relationships and bring you greater happiness…

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May 2022

Taking Over Tech – Let’s be badass!

May 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm CEST

It has been some time to see you. Together with ThoughtWorks and Women In DevOps we are pleased to invite you to join us in person meetup, this time in Munich. If you happen to be in Munich on 12th of May, please come and join us and enjoy the so much missed get together and in person networking. REGISTRATION ONLY VIA THE THOUGHTWORKS WEBSITE* - Mail confirmation of registration is required for admission on-site! Please register here: What's awaiting…

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Owning Your Career in the Future of Work – In person Invite – Silicon Valley

May 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
2055 Gateway Pl., San Jose, CA, USA, 2055 Gateway Pl.
San Jose, CA United States
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Women in Big Data - Silicon Valley It's very exciting that we are having our first hybrid session (in person and online) since the pandemic for the Bay Area Chapter. An exciting agenda has been put together by Neil Metzler who has designed the 5 Pillars Framework to help people advance their careers. Description: Have you been told you need to 'own your career'? Would you like to take a bold next step, or even a big change? Ambiguity and…

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June 2022

Career Development: Bringing Value

June 20 @ 5:00 pm PDT

Career Development: Bringing Value Join us on June 20th at 5pm PDT for an exciting presentation by Deborah Sgro to learn strategies for advancing your career by bringing value to your organization. This one-hour presentation explores value-added activities as a career advancement strategy. The participants are introduced to the concept of employment as a business transaction between buyer (employer) and seller (employee). As in any business relation, each side is pursuing value for their investment, which is especially true when…

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AI for Everyone: Challenges & Opportunities for AI Software & Hardware at Scale

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT

Artificial Intelligence and deep learning are reaching human-level or better accuracies in the fields of vision, NLP, and others. Applied machine learning is helping push the envelope in drug discovery, fraud detection, and other areas by deriving valuable insights from massive troves of data in many fields. Join the Fire-side chat with Huma Abidi, Senior Director, and Meena Arunachalam, Director & Principal Engineer—both part of the AI and Analytics Group at Intel Corp—and hear about the myriad challenges and opportunities…

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August 2022

The 5 C’s: How to have the Best Career of Your Life

August 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT

  There is much promise in technology, both in creating a new and more welcoming future and in having a positive impact. Dr. Whitney, a Computer Scientist, and world-recognized expert on women and technology will talk about the importance of risk-taking at key junctures. She will talk about her own journey, and how the five Cs - Courage, Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence and Communication - helped her navigate a constantly evolving landscape. She will talk about how her entrepreneurial journey took…

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September 2022

Data Driven Approach to Equity – Featuring LATech4Good

September 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Hosted by Odessa R. Rachel Whaley is the Data Equity Program Manager for LATech4Good. She’ll be joined by Kathryn Wolterman, a data equity facilitator with LA Tech4Good. LA Tech4Good’s mission is to foster social change by equipping data professionals with equitable and ethical data practices. They hold workshops on Leading Equitable Data Practices, where participants learn the foundations of data equity and data ethics through an intersectional approach, which can be applied to their current professions and data projects. Visit…

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