The Business Analytics industry needs your perspective

Business Analytics is one of the most exciting, in-demand career options out there, and employers are hungry to recruit top talent like you. Master's-level salaries start at upwards of $85,000/year, and 56% of Fortune 100 companies say they plan to hire master’s in data analytics graduates (Source: 2020 GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey). Attend the Women in Analytics and Leadership Conference to hear from leading women in the industry, learn about unique opportunities and challenges faced by women in analytics, and understand what your perspective adds to the workforce. 

This event offers an opportunity to find out what it’s really like to work as a woman in data analytics and see how sharp students from STEM and non-STEM backgrounds can enter the field. The conference is open to all undergraduate and graduate students from any college or university. Register now and enjoy the day with some truly inspiring people.

Sponsors

EY logo

State Farm logo

State Farm logo

When

Saturday, October 2, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Where

W401 Pappajohn Business Building and via Zoom

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Speakers

Sara Donahue
Sara Donahue
Enterprise Technology Executive
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Companies
Bio

Meghan Goldfarb
Meghan Goldfarb
Technology Director
State Farm
Bio

Clare Hickie
Clare Hickie
CTO, EMEA
Workday
Bio

Amala Jatar
Amala Jatar
Data Science Engineer
Principal Financial Group
Bio

Tisha Josephs
Tisha Josephs
Technology Manager
State Farm
Bio

Julie Middleswart
Julie Middleswart
Partner
EY
Bio

Olivia Nauman
Olivia Nauman
Data Analyst & Product Owner
State Farm
Bio

Mandi Parker
Mandi Parker
Manager Advisory Services
EY
Bio

Sara Wilson
Sara Wilson
Business Intelligence Director
GreenState Credit Union
Bio

Agenda

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
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Check-in
9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
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Welcome - Ann Campbell, DEO Business Analytics
9:15 - 10:00 a.m.
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Amala Jatar (Principal Financial Group)
Developing Women Leaders in STEM
10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
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Clare Hickie (Workday)
Career Insights / Analytics in the Real World
10:45 - 11:00 a.m.
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Break
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
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Sara Donahue, Meghan Goldfarb, Tisha Josephs, Olivia Nauman (State Farm)
Four Stories, Four Careers in Data - No Line of Best Fit

12:15 - 1:00 p.m.
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Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
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Julie Middleswart and Mandi Parker (EY)
A Brand Called You: Steps to Creating Your Personal Brand
2:00 - 2:45 p.m.
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Sara Wilson (GreenState Credit Union)
The Data Analyst Toolkit (Plus the Many Hats You'll Wear)
2:45 p.m.
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Closing - Michael Altemeier, Department of Business Analytics

 

Contact

Questions and comments are welcome. 

Ann Campbell
Professor and Department Executive Officer, Business Analytics
319-335-0918
ann-campbell@uiowa.edu