What we're about

We are the San Diego Chapter of the Women in Big Data Forum.

Our goal is to strengthen the diversity in the big data field. As part of this initiative, we would like to encourage and attract more female talent to the big data & analytics field and help them connect, engage and grow.

To learn more:

• Visit WiBD Central Site: https://www.womeninbigdata.org/

• Follow us on LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/groups/6981086 (https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13553313)

Come and explore opportunities with us via our networking, knowledge sharing and training events.

Note: Men are welcome to join as allies to support Women in Big Data.

The WiBD San Diego chapter is proudly sponsored by Vertica. We partner with employers and organizations to offer tech trainings and panels across the Southern California region. If your organization would like to learn more about becoming a key partner, please contact Sara Barnett at Sarakbarnett@gmail.com.

Upcoming events (1)

How To Become A Data Scientist - Featuring Ravin Kumar from Google

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Ravin Kumar is a Data Scientist at Google and previously worked at SpaceX and sweetgreen among other companies. He has an M.S. in Manufacturing Engineering and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He found Bayesian statistics to be an excellent tool for modeling organizations and informing strategy. You can find his public work at ravinkumar.com

Interested in becoming a Data Scientist? There are a lot of strategies from bootcamps, getting a PhD, to self study. In this meet Ravin covers one of the methods that worked for him, as shared in this blog post. https://ravinkumar.com/GettingADSJob.html

This session will cover various types of data jobs, how to identify which role is the right one for you, and how to earn yourself a position there.


  • DS Landscape and how the role differs company to company
  • Ways to identify what the company and skills match you’re looking for
  • Practical Examples from myself and various folks around me

This event is kindly hosted by our sister SoCal Chapter.

Zoom link - https://tamu.zoom.us/j/91647277013?pwd=WDNnYVhEUjJKVVNtTTR3cFZTL0hBZz09

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