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Want Balance? Let’s Talk About Job Sharing

By Shala Arshi. Women in Big Data hosted Meghan Dillon , VP of Product Development at Job Pairing, to speak on “Want to Achieve the Closest Thing to ‘Balance’? Let’s Talk about Job Sharing”. Increasingly, more and more people are seeking a greater level of flexibility and a better work life balance in their jobs.
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How to Be Promotable in Everything You Do

By Shala Arshi. Women in Big Data hosted Alison Vorsatz, Senior Enterprise Director at Fairygodboss, the largest career community for women, to cover “How to be promotable in everything you do.” The live online event was held on September 23, 2020. We had a great number of attendees with a lot of interest in the
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TEST POST

TEST POST

This is a test post and to check if there is any latency between the time post is added and it shows up on the front end. This is a test post and to check if there is any latency between the time post is added and it shows up on the front end. This
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Must Know Topics for Entrepreneurs: Thursdays- 9/3/20- 11/5/20 at Noon, PST

Shuchi Rana, Co-Director Women in Big Data Silicon Valley Chapter.   On September 10, 2020, Women in Big Data hosted a product workshop with Jessica Sarceda , as a part of our Entrepreneur series. Jessica is a Product Director with Paradox where she manages several key projects and Enterprise client engagements. She has worked with
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Back to School, Fall 2020, Featuring Anushka Singh: Engineering Grad Student, Verizon Media (Yahoo!) Intern & WiBD SoCal Chapter Co-Lead

By Lily Salem. Anushka Singh just wrapped up an internship at Verizon Media over the summer as an Openstack SDE Intern and is kicking off back to school for her final semester as a Computer Science engineering student at the University of Southern California (USC) Viterbi School of Engineering in Los Angeles. She will graduate
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Must Know Topics for Entrepreneurs: Thursdays- 9/3/20- 11/5/20 at Noon, PST

Shuchi Rana, Co-Director Women in Big Data Silicon Valley Chapter.  On September 3, 2020, Women in Big Data kicked off the Entrepreneur series with Micah Bladwin on “Ideation and Funding”. Micah mentioned how this Conversation in the lifecycle of a business is the most fun. You spend your time thinking about what “can be”, you
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How to Elevate Your Career Webinar

By Shala Arshi. Women in Big Data hosted Lauren Hagerty, the Director of Marketing and Community at PowerToFly, to cover the topic “How to Elevate Your Career”.  This was an online event on September 8, 2020. We had a very engaged audience with many questions for Lauren. Lauren gave an inside look at the PowerToFly
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Women in Big Data St. Louis Chapter – Ameren Young Women Career Day Activity

By Usha Ramalingam, Chapter Director.  On August 5th, 2020 St. Louis Chapter members participated in the Young Women Career Day activity sponsored by Ameren WISE (Women Influencing Success in Energy). The WISE sponsored career day was a virtual activity that showcased various career options available in the Energy and Utilities industry. Approximately 30 students participated
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An Introduction to Presto, an Open Source Distributed SQL Engine

By Shala Arshi. On August 27, 2020, Women in Big Data hosted Dipti Borkar, cofounder and chief product officer at Ahana, to talk about Presto technology.  It was a very educational session with great engagement and questions. Dipti started by sharing her career journey and how she co-founded Ahana, a Presto company. After beginning her
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Deep Dive – IoT on Google Cloud Platform

By Srabasti Banerjee. On August 19, 2020, WiBD sponsored an interesting discussion to learn how IoT can be implemented on Google Cloud Platform. The goal was to help us gain an understanding of the underlying tools and technologies being used in the background, like Google Cloud IoT Core, Pipelines, Big Query, Dataflow, Machine Learning, Dataprep,
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