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Women in Big Data (WiBD) is a Global non-profit organization with a mission to cultivate tangible opportunities, unlock talent potential through accessible training, act as a catalyst for advancement with thought leadership promotion, and empower equity allies of any gender. Broader diversity among leaders and practitioners will improve the use and function of big data, ensuring a future that is better for all of us. The WiBD community grew to over 18,000 members across 41 chapters and six continents, spreading inspiration, expanding networks, and promoting member success on an ever-expanding platform.

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Data Science Hands-on Workshop

3551 NW John Olsen Pl

About this Event:
This Data Science hands-on workshop focuses on Data Science Life Cycle concepts, Python, and AI/ML technical skills. Participants will gain and be empowered with Data Science technical skills with hands-on training in Python, data acquisition and understanding, Machine learning, Artificial Intelligence modeling, usage examples, and take-home pointers.

Speakers Bio:
John Westlund is a Data Center Performance Architect in Intel’s Cloud and Enterprise Solutions Group. He has a rich background, with 18 years of experience, in a wide range of environments, from Government to Cloud, and a deep understanding of workloads ranging from High-Performance Computing to Artificial Intelligence. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in both Computer Science and Philosophy. John takes pride in his ability to explain complex topics in an approachable and accessible way.

Michael Collins is a Senior Staff Engineer at Intel Corporation inside the Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics Group. With 22 years of industry experience, he has held various roles in systems validation, large-scale graphics test automation, and graphics driver development, including Intel’s new ARC family graphics cards. His current role involves developing and testing pre-silicon HW models for future graphics products. He holds a Master’s degree in Software Engineering from the University of California at Davis and teaches practical Python courses across Intel.

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