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Becoming a Data Scientist through Non-Traditional Paths

On August 12, 2020, Women in Big Data Wisconsin Chapter hosted a live panel discussion on Becoming a Data Scientist through Non-Traditional Paths. The panelists shared their experiences on how they became Data Scientists from various educational backgrounds. They provided recommendations on how someone with no former education could build up his/her portfolio and capture
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Job Sharing Makes the Impossible Probable for Employers and Employees Alike

By Joy F. If necessity is the mother of invention, is flexibility the mother of re-invention? I hope so. After 15 years of owning and operating a successful boutique Public Relations and Marketing Communications firm, a shifting family dynamic and move from our hometown of 20-plus years led me to believe it was time to
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Negotiating Your Compensation

July 22, 2020 Negotiating Your Compensation Regina Karson, WiBD Chapter Director & US Board Member Women in Big Data and TalentSeer hosted a live panel discussion on Negotiating Your Compensation Package. The panelists shared real-life experiences as women in technology and business, pragmatic techniques as career coaches, as well as useful insights from studies conducted
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WiBD Virtual MeetUp – Part III: How to Become a VP

Over the past 3 months, Women in Big Data has featured a 3-part career coaching series called “Creating a Life That Totally Rocks” with Dr. Michelle Chappel. While Part I was about finding your inner superhero, and Part II was about goal setting and shooting for the stars, Part III was about the application of
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D&A Live Event

D&A Live – Virtual July 14-16 by Corinium “Impeccably organized virtual “D&A Live” event by Corinium brought digital transformation leaders and the D&A enthusiasts together” D&A Live was a great event–three days packed with interesting keynotes and engaging panel discussions featuring top leaders in Data and Analytics. This amazing, virtual (and free) event seamlessly replaced
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Building an intentional career with meaningful and fulfilling roles

Daniel Rutschmann, Sr. Director Go-to-Market Strategies, SAP. Many of us have had an organic career — we take jobs that are presented to us by recruiters, managers and colleagues. We accept them because we’re flattered, ready for a change or afraid we’ll miss out on an opportunity of a lifetime. Sometimes they turn out to
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Have You Ever Wished There Were Two of You? A Guy’s Take on Job Sharing.

Have you ever felt so overloaded with work, second jobs, family, children, hobbies, and activities, that you ask yourself, “Is it even possible and healthy to keep doing what I am doing?” I know I have. As I have spoken to more people, I have found that my situation is not particularly unique. I just
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Using LinkedIn for Networking and Visibility

By Mridula Allani, WiBD Silicon Valley Chapter Member & Design Engineer at Intel Xeon Server Group Continuing with social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic, Women in Big Data in Silicon Valley hosted a virtual workshop on June 9th, 2020, which is a continuation of career development series, Your Professional Brand and Career Strategy with
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Women in Big Data St. Louis Chapter Kickoff

Usha Ramalingam, Chapter Director On June 18th, 2020, the 30th Women in Big Data Chapter in St. Louis was launched virtually and was well received by many women in the analytics community. Usha Ramalingam started the event with a welcome speech and was followed by a presentation on WIBD by Regina Karson, WIBD Chapter Director
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Champions of Representation: Discover Women in Big Data

By Lisa Cannon. Founded in 2015, Women in Big Data (WiBD) is an organization geared toward championing the success of women—and increasing their representation—in the technology industry, especially in the realm of big data. There are many members and leaders of WiBD at Intel. One of the organization’s co-founders and current president is Shala Arshi,
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