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09
Sep

Make the most of WIA’s Free Virtual Career Fair

Get your resumes ready! On October 28, 2020, WIA is hosting a free Virtual Career Fair to connect job-searching professionals of all levels with leading companies looking for talent in analytics and data science. What is a “Virtual Career Fair”? Just like an in-person career fair, but online – which […]

04
Sep

Must-Follow Women in AI & Data Ethics

Whether it’s driverless cars, improving healthcare, or optimizing logistics, AI has become a transformative force across the globe. Yet, the same algorithms that make our lives easier can be fraught with controversy surrounding their application. The increasing use of AI has resulted in fears of job loss, fake media and […]

14
Aug

Mitigating Bias in Analytics: Data Collection Recap

We recently partnered with Tableau to create a virtual event series around mitigating bias throughout the analytics process. What better way to kick it off than with Renée Cummings!? Renée’s background is absolutely fascinating – she is a criminologist, criminal psychologist, AI ethicist, and data activist. She is also the […]

14
Jul

Conference August Workshops & Mitigating Bias in Analytics

Our 2020 conference may be canceled, but our dedication to the community and educating its members remain as strong as ever. WIA is already planning our August 2021 in-person conference, and we are looking forward to seeing you there.  Although our face-to-face interactions have been restricted, WIA is committed to […]

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 […]

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