This International Women's Day (IWD) was one of the best yet, with exciting things to celebrate across the globe! From a new blog series to upcoming events at SAS Innovate, Women in Analytics (WIA) is excited to play a part in empowering and advocating for women at SAS and outside of it. We hope this quarterly update brings encouraging news so you can help support women throughout the rest of the year


IWD across the globe

Canada kicked off IWD with an executive roundtable featuring Melissa SarriffodeenCo-founder of Ladies Learning Code and Canada Learning Code. Melissa leads a thought-provoking roundtable about how to adapt to the ever-changing pace of technology and the implications of generative AI over the upcoming years.

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Latin America celebrated Women's Day by showcasing women leaders in different industries who have opened doors and who serve as examples and inspiration for the new generations in STEM and generative AI. Click to see some of the incredible women and allies highlighted in Latin America.

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The United States welcomed author, Jessica Galica, for a virtual interview about her book on career growth, Leap. Gallica shared inspiring stories about taking risks and exploring options in your career. Read the article to learn about ways to move your career forward, whether you are making a small step or a big one.

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Inspirational women at SAS

This month, a new blog series  introduced a diverse set of women in tech discusing their careers. In the series, women in all industries and positions of SAS explain some reasons why they enjoy their jobs today.

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Saving women's lives with data

With 140 million births each year, more than 11 million women and their babies could be affected by pre-eclampsia globally. See how University College Dublin is using patients’ clinical and blood biomarker data and an advanced artificial intelligence algorithm to help save the lives of both mothers and their babies.

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WIA is going to SAS Innovate!

We're excited to announce that WIA will be hosting a roundtable discussion at SAS Innovate this year. It is called EmpowerHer: Navigating the future--women advancing in GenAI. This session will be led by generative AI expert and data scientist, Marinela Profi and she will be talking about the strides women are making in the field of generative AI. Register for Innovate and add the session to your agenda either online or in-person.

If you will be attending in-person for SAS Innovate, we also invite you to add the WIA cocktail hour to your agenda to enjoy networking with other women in tech and getting to know some of the brains behind WIA.

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Olivia Ojeda

Olivia Ojeda is an Associate Communications Specialist on the Thought Leadership, Editorial and Content team at SAS. In 2023, she graduated with a degree in Business Administration/Marketing from North Carolina State University. Day-to-day she helps write and edit collateral and enjoys creating colorful and creative blog posts.

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