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Growing Up with Women in Big Data: Q&A with Elaine Kwok

by Tina Tang Elaine Kowk is based in the Bay Area (California, USA), where she was raised—and very recently where she was married! She has been a member of the core team of volunteers for four years, and we are grateful for her quarterly newsletter production. But while she helps us get to know other
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Bio: Jane Alexander, WiBD Chapter Director, Australia

By Regina Karson, WiBD SF Bay Area-Silicon Valley Chapter Director Jane Alexander has worked in the ICT Industry for her entire career in a broad range of areas, from banking to Government, infrastructure outsourcing, cloud enablement, and analytics. Jane has focused on business and customer management and enablement and has successfully developed new business, as
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TalentSeer Hosts Its First Women in Big Data How to Assess A Startup Offer in Sunnyvale, California

December 5, 2019 Regina Karson, WiBD SF Bay Area Chapter Director Margaret Laffan, Lorry Tang, TalentSeer On December 5th in Sunnyvale, California, TalentSeer hosted a career development event for Women in Big Data SF Bay Area. Regina and Margaret kicked off the event, welcoming a room of ~ 50 guests. Next, Lorry Tang, Director of
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Q&A with Lucy Hur: Chief People Officer, Slalom Consulting

Interview and blog by April (Yu) Zeng Lucy Hur talks about Slalom’s commitment to Inclusion & Diversity and her vision to continuously foster a sense of belonging for Slalom employees. You’ve had an impressive background and career. What made you decide to join Slalom? I always want to work at a strong company with a
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Women In Big Data Düsseldorf Chapter Wrap-up 2019

While Women in Big Data, is a globally mature organisation, the WiBD Chapter in Düsseldorf is still really in its infancy – it is only one year old. When most of us think of a one year old, we may imagine an infant who is still fumbling their way around, and heavily dependent on adult
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Australian National University’s data analytics courses exceed gender parity

Efforts from the Canberra chapter of Women in Big Data, and support from the government for gender parity, have for the first time helped women achieve more enrollments than men in two postgraduate data analytics programs at the Australian National University (ANU). ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science, and organisers from Women in Big
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@WiBDSA – Introduction to Machine Learning

“She believed she could, so she did…”   As groups advocating for women in the tech space, WiBDSA, Retro Rabbit, CodingMamas, RLadies and WiMLDS recently joined together to collaborate on an important event, Introduction to Machine Learning. Aimed at empowering women from all levels of skill sets with the knowledge and tools needed to build
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Five Lessons from a Five-city Roadshow: The SAP HANA and AWS Sagemaker ML Workshop West Coast Tour

By Tina Tang, co-founder Women in Big Data AWS, SAP, and Womeninbigdata.org partnered for a five-city workshop tour September 4-12, through San Diego, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, Seattle, and Vancouver. The workshops played to full rooms of data scientists in every location. Signaling strong interest in learning how the technologies of both vendors can work together in
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WiBD and Pinterest

On October 29, 2019 the women of Pinterest Engineering and WiBD hosted a casual evening of mind-sharing, lightening talks about Pinterest’s work.The event took place at the Pinterest headquarters in San Francisco CA, USA. Regina Karson, WiBD SF Bay Area Chapter Director, kicked off the well-attended evening with Clara Timpe and Tian-Ying Chang from Pinterest,
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#WiBDSA – From Fibre Cable to Careers in Big Data

Written by: Johanna Thathaisa – Training Lead 31 October 2019 Women in Big Data has certainly been painting the city red amongst the many events in 2019; in our efforts to advance our mission to drive inclusion of women in the Tech industry, here is an insight of what we have been up to in
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