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Data Trends afterwork discussion at Vodafone London

Women in Big Data organised a panel discussion at Vodafone Headquarters in London the 8th of October, 2019 in the evening. The attendees started joining around 6pm and were welcomed with food and drinks. By the time the event kicked off at 7pm, a lot of great conversations and networking were already going on! Sagree
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Bob Loftis on Procrastination

By  Promila Agarwal On Aug 28th I had the pleasure of attending my very first event as co-host for Women in Big Data: an awesome talk by Bob Loftis on Procrastination. The event took place at Intel’s Santa Clara site, and close to 40 participants attended (which was great; we were targeting only 35–40). Many thanks
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Women in Big Data in Russia welcoming Moscow chapter on board

On September 10, the Women in Big Data team in Russia had the first meetup in Moscow hosted by Google. This event was special and long-awaited for us, as it started the Moscow chapter of Women in Big Data community. Warm greetings, an exciting excursion around the Google office, welcome coffee and snacks, accompanied by
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Afterwork event – Women in Big Data in collaboration with intel @intel Munich

By Nahia Orduna The WiBD Afterwork event took place at Intel in Munich during the Oktoberfest, the famous celebration joined by millions of people from around the world who come to Bavaria to enjoy beer and a unique atmosphere. We had around one hundred attendees who enjoyed our event with us while the rest of
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WiBD Düsseldorf Event #5

The Düsseldorf Chapter of Women in Big Data held a meetup event at Vorwek — Airgate Düsseldorf on September 12, 2019. The world around Big Data and IoT, especially in connection to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is not only complex, but also confusing. The aim of this event was to give the
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How to Help Women with Disabilities Get into Big Data

By Sally Keys How to Help Women with Disabilities Get into Big Data One way to encourage more women into the Big Data industry is to make workplaces and online systems more accessible to those with disabilities. Web accessibility is becoming increasingly more important now that businesses of every kind are conducting more of their
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Wrangling Multimodal Data for Data Science Scenarios with Big Data

Co-hosted by SAP and WiBD, Palo Alto, CA Written by Regina Karson, Technical Marketing Strategist In the age of Big Data, data enthusiasts struggle to bring various types of data, such as graph, text, image, streaming, and relational together, and run machine learning algorithms across them. Data scientists are looking for a language-agnostic platform that
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Cloudera EDGE2AI Workshop

On July 23rd, 2019, a beautiful summer evening in sunny California, Cloudera and Women in Big Data collaborated on hosting their first joint meetup for women at Cloudera’s Palo Alto headquarters. Led by Sunita Sharma and Surbhi Kochhar, the EDGE2AI workshop was aimed at getting the attendees familiar with different Cloudera technologies, as well as
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Afterwork Event: Women in Big Data in collaboration with SAP Business Women Network @SAP Munich

By Nahia Orduna, WiBD Munich Chapter The event took place on the 27th of June, 2019, at the SAP offices in Munich. It was a very sunny day, with temperatures of over 30°C. Even with our city full of beer gardens and many summer festivals during this time of the year, our event was booked
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VerveCon And WiBD: Meet the Leader in You

By Suha Kasamsetty, Founder of VerveCon How many technical conferences have you attended lately with strong female representation (attendance or otherwise)? And how many of them have a statistically significant number of female technical speakers (beyond the token keynote speaker or a handful of session speakers). With increasing focus on improving female representation in business
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