Tag or Interest: women in data

  1. 12/06/2017 - 11:00 Type of content: Article
    Six years ago, software and technology company SAP set itself the target of increasing the number of women in its management team to 25% by the end of 2017. It is within a hair’s breadth of meeting its objective with the figure currently standing at 24.8%, said Nicole...
  2. 31/05/2017 - 15:15 Type of content: Article
    If we look at data and analytics practitioners as falling into the realm of IT and telecommunications professionals, data has a big gender problem. Between April and June 2016, according to data from the ONS, approximately for every two women in the industry, there...
  3. 16/05/2017 - 14:00 Type of content: Article
    Kim Nilsson, CEO and co-founder of data science hub Pivigo and its associated training provider S2DS, was attending a lot of events that discussed the importance of diversity in her industry when she had a revelation. Fifty-four nationalities are represented among the...
  4. 31/01/2017 - 19:00 Type of content: Article
    Sometime in 2012, a new word entered the lexicon - “brogrammer”. It described the way that software engineers (SWEs) were shaking off the classic introverted loner behaviour and opting instead for a frathouse-style atmosphere in their coding rooms.  On the one...
  5. 12/02/2019 - 09:15 Type of content: Article
    Despite ending up as an advertising data and technology specialist, Lara Izlan studied economics at undergraduate level at an Ivy League university. Though she loved the subject, she found the classical way in which the economic theories were taught were rigid and the...
  6. 11/02/2019 - 11:15 Type of content: Article
    Monday, 11th February is the UN’s International day of women and girls in science - an opportunity to highlight the massive gender disparity in academic and career achievement in STEM. Globally, just 3% of students on ICT courses are female, rising 5% for maths and...
  7. 29/01/2019 - 17:15 Type of content: Article
    Diana Akanho has had a varied career, having worked at a charity, an NHS trust, a market research company, a software provider, a fundraising specialist, an outdoor advertising specialist as well as a media and marketing company. "Statistical skills can be...
  8. 21/01/2019 - 14:45 Type of content: Article
    Elizabeth Moorcroft, a senior data scientist at Aviva, is working in the customer service team as part of the insurance company's global data science practice, Quantum. Her daily tasks depend on the stage of the project she is working on at the time. Currently she is...
  9. 16/01/2019 - 10:00 Type of content: Article
    For Michelle Wong, senior marketing analytics manager at luxury online marketplace Farfetch, no two days are the same. However, she will generally spend her time leading meetings for key initiatives with her team and other business functions, and working with her team...
  10. 09/01/2019 - 09:30 Type of content: Article
    Natalie Jakomis, as the group head of data at GoCompare, is responsible for data engineering, data intelligence and data science. She is also charged with getting every part of the business to be more effective with data “so that data becomes part of everyone’s...

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