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04
Jun

WIA Stands Together Against Racism & Discrimination

June 4, 2020 Women in Analytics was originally founded to bring visibility to people that are underrepresented in the influential field of data and analytics. We have focused on bringing awareness to the systemic biases and acts of discrimination enabled by data and algorithms. Data captured from a historically unbalanced […]

31
May

Canceled: Women in Analytics Conference 2020

“The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings.” —Kakuzō Okakura, The Book of Tea Over the past several months, we have all had to adjust our lives due to the Coronavirus. And across the world, people have demonstrated extraordinary bravery, creativity, and humanity as they work […]

22
May

5 Women That Are Changing the Landscape of Data Analytics

Data analytics is a crucial part of today’s digital transformation, and is being used in a variety of ways. Case in point, the University of Waterloo uses it for social good, with experts figuring out ways to use data analytics in reducing human waste and energy use. Queen’s University and McGill University are also leveraging big data for new-age conflict resolution.

18
May

Women in Analytics Membership

The Women in Analytics community is comprised of incredible analytics enthusiasts that continue to push this industry forward! WIA launched a membership program to continue supporting and strengthening this community around the world.  We have an exciting list of perks coming your way throughout the year. Some of these perks include […]

22
Apr

Nationwide Insurance – Telling the Story of Analytics | Sponsored Content

At Nationwide, we’re using data and deploying analytics to help Nationwide fulfill its mission to protect people, businesses and futures with extraordinary care. From predictive modeling to operational reporting to analytic activation, our analytics business and technology teams are creating powerful insights that play a vital role in our innovation […]

03
Apr

Women in Analytics Gives Back: Past Conference Proceeds

The WIA conference is proud of its history of providing a platform for women to lead the conversations centered on the advancement of analytical research, development, and applications.  Proceeds from our conference have made it possible to help create a future in the field of analytics for girls and young […]

09
Mar

Come for the Conference Content, Stay for the WIA Experience

Women in Analytics Conference is more than just a conference. Along with the amazing content from our list of expert speakers and panelists, the WIA Conference features a full experience for participants of all levels across the globe. The conference provides women with the chance to see themselves leading and […]

04
Feb

Meet your 2020 WIA Data Viz Finalists

The Data Viz Competition gives everyone a chance to showcase their data-driven artistic skills while competing for top prizes. Practitioners of all genders and skill levels were encouraged to enter and the final winners will be announced on June 5, 2020. The Top 10 entries have already been selected – […]

06
Jan

Should Your Employer Cover Professional Development? WIA Says Yes!

The Impact of Workshops and Masterclasses on Companies According to a recent LinkedIn Workforce Learning Report, 93% of employees would stay at a company longer by simply feeling more invested in their careers. Helping employees feel invested, oftentimes boils down to providing avenues for training and professional development. Sadly, only […]

03
Dec

Meet Some of the Women in Analytics Conference Speakers

The 2020 Women in Analytics Conference is set to further reveal the ways in which women are able to share unique insights into the data, analytics, and AI industries. The speakers lined up for the 2020 conference are diverse in their backgrounds and thorough in their research, meaning that participants […]

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