Bytes & Insights

All events in this series are free, accessible online, and open to all genders. Participants must abide by the WIA Code of Conduct.

Analytics & Voice: The Power of Amplifying Numbers

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 | 12PM EST / 4PM GMT
A discussion with Taniya Mishra, facilitated by Dr. Joan Palmiter Bajorek. This session will cover use cases of voice, technical challenges working with voice data, and what can be done to understand emotions and intent in this data. 

Data Science Career Chat - Inside the Hiring Process

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | 12PM EST / 4PM GMT
A career chat with Catherine Reynolds of Upstart and seasoned data scientist, Jen Heider. This session will cover the recruiting and hiring process for data scientists, preparing for the interview, and how to evaluate company structures, culture, and job descriptions.

The Data Lifecycle: Everything from Biz to Viz and Beyond

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 | 12PM EST / 4PM GMT
An end to end discussion on the individual phases of the data lifecycle. Discover the approach to identifying and understanding business needs, exploring and deriving insights from data, and communicating those insights and  integrating them into overall business operations and decisions. 

Build a Career in Data Science: Featured Book Session

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 | 12PM EST / 4PM GMT
A book discussion with authors, Emily Robinson and Jacqueline Nolis. Build a Career in Data Science is your guide to landing your first data science job and developing into a valued senior employee. By following clear and simple instructions, you’ll learn to craft an amazing resume and ace your interviews.

More to Tech Than Coding: Engaging Young Learners on the Data Side

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | 12PM EST / 4PM GMT
A discussion with Kira Wetzel, the founder of Girls + Data, about the importance of introducing girls to the many careers in data and getting them engaged. Girls + Data is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) with a mission of increasing data literacy at a younger age and providing middle school girls with hands-on learning opportunities in STEM careers in data analytics. 

I Built an R Model: Now What? Testing & Next Steps

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 | 12PM EST / 4PM GMT
Join Dr. Katie Schafer during this technical webinar to learn what to do with your R model after you have built it. She will discuss testing techniques, packages to use in R, and concepts to consider when getting your model ready to be used in production. This webinar will go one step further after modeling in the data science process.