SAS has been busy this summer and so has Women in Analytics (WIA). Read through this list to learn something new, discover upcoming events and see what WIA has been up to!
With the recent opening of the SAS Batting Lab, kids are learning how to improve their data literacy while playing a sport they love. In a male-dominated field, it’s important for girls to start practicing data literacy at an early age, so they can have an equal opportunity to join the field if they choose.
SAS Explore, a new global experience for technologists, is coming up, and Women in Analytics (WIA) will certainly be taking part. At SAS Explore, you can participate in innovative keynotes, breakout sessions, product demos by SAS experts, hands-on training, partner stories and real-world technology applications. Also, keep your eye out for a session from the WIA team!
Build your skills and be competitive in the workplace. With SAS training, you can learn how to succeed in a tech-based world. You can stand out amongst hundreds of applicants in today’s most sought-after positions.Learn More
The WIA hackathon team contributed to making the world a better place this year. Over 100 Hackathon teams participated, and difficult decisions were made to pick a winner. Although the WIA hackathon team was not a winner in a specific category, their contribution used SAS® Viya® to forecast outcomes to see the long-term effects of fuel sources in relation to climate change.Learn More
The Canadian WIA team had the pleasure to host some clients from top financial organizations in Canada. Attendees enjoyed an evening of socializing at the BMO Field and enjoying a friendly match between Canada’s and South Korea’s National Women’s soccer teams.
Ask the Expert
Have questions about SAS that you can’t find the answers to? Do you merely want to learn a new SAS skill? Join any upcoming Ask the Experts or watch on-demand sessions where SAS experts will help teach you and answer your questions! It's important to be a lifelong learner and these sessions are the perfect opportunity.Learn More
Meet other like-minded Women in Analytics at our in-person SAS User Group events this fall! Find one within your region and start connecting with people. Once you’re in a user group, you will have the opportunity to sharpen your skills, learn more about SAS technology and boost your résumé.Learn More
Growing up in the Gap
Read how one intern views the gender wage gap. In this interactive opinion piece, you can see how deciding a career path as a woman can involve more factors than what a typical male counterpart might have to consider.Learn More