#WiDSWellington Event Day

#WiDSWellington Event Day

Note: you should also listen to part 1 and part 2 of the #WiDSWellington 2019 Speaker series.

The day of the event and we got to catch-up with a staaaaaack of people including ALL of the speakers not already represented on the podcast (see above), and all of the exhibitors. We asked 3 simple questions 1) Who are you; 2) Who are you representing; 3) Why this event?

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WiDS Wellington speakers (pt 1) - Talking to the Wizards of Data Science

WiDS Wellington speakers (pt 1) - Talking to the Wizards of Data Science

In the run up to the Women in Data Science (WiDS) Wellington event we find out who, what, where, and why from four of the speakers - you will hear from:

  • Mary-Ellen Gordon

  • Kat Greenbrook

  • Amanda Hughes

  • Ernestynne Walsh

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Kate Kolich + Mary-Ellen Gordon: WiDS 2019 (9th March, Wellington)

Kate Kolich + Mary-Ellen Gordon: WiDS 2019 (9th March, Wellington)

We had a brief chat with Kate Kolich and Mary-Ellen Gordon, the co-organisers of WiDS Wellington (Women In Data Science) being held at Wellington’s Victoria University on Saturday 9th March. They take us through the global event, the Wellington one, and what everyone can expect when they come along …

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#WellyTech 2018 - Liz MacPherson (CEO Stats NZ, Government Statistician, and Chief Data Steward)

#WellyTech 2018 - Liz MacPherson (CEO Stats NZ, Government Statistician, and Chief Data Steward)

The #WellyTech event doesn't happen without partners standing next to us and making it happen. We are honoured to hear from Liz MacPherson, CEO Stats NZ, Government Statistician, and Chief Data Steward.

Watch out for our #WellyTech partner podcasts coming over the next few days:

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Kate Kolich - You Can't Be What You Can't See

Kate Kolich - You Can't Be What You Can't See

Katarina Kolich is Head of Enterprise Data and Information Services at BNZ. Whilst we touch on her work we focussed mostly on her role in engaging more women into tech and specifically into the data sciences arena. This work includes New Zealand's first ever Stanford Women In Data Sciences (WIDS) Conference to be held in Auckland on March 5th.

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