Talking Cranes is very excited to partner with Stanford University's ICME's inaugural Women in Data Science (#WiDS) , a one-day technical conference highlighting the contributions of women to this growing and increasingly innovative scientific field.
According to Margot Gerritsen, Director of ICME, the goals of the conference were to " inspire and educate data scientists regardless of gender, and support women in the field, providing networking and ongoing dialogue opportunities."
Paul Ryan and Joe Biden: Unlikely Alliance of Working Fathers
Paul Ryan and Joe Biden did something remarkable this week: They talked about the time they reserve for their families.
Whether or not you believe them, it is significant that they chose to cite family obligations publicly — particularly because they are career-driven, and because they are men. It can hurt men’s careers in the short term. But in the long term, if more prominent men talk about family, it could reduce the stigma significantly.
Work-Life Balance. Everyone wants it, but nobody knows how to get it.
But a new analysis from the jobs site Glassdoor suggests there actually may be some positions that just generally offer a better deal when it comes to having a career and sufficient time to live your life.
Work-life balance in this context could mean not having to work long hours every week. Or it could mean carrying a big workload but having a very flexible schedule in which to get it done.
The financial services industry is still in something of a transitional phase when it comes to undertaking Data Management activity says the former CDO, Bank of America and Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Though it's been several years since the financial crisis, several obstacles still remain. Read on. http://www.dataversity.net/how-fares-the-financial-services-industry-in-...