Women Who Code Silicon Valley - September 20, 2016 - CA

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SUMMARY

Date:September, 20 2016
Location:

MapR

350 Holger Way, San Jose, CA

Time:18:00 - 20:00
Registration Link:

http://www.meetup.com/Women-Who-Code-Silicon-Valley/events/233651260/

Ticket PriceFree

    

ABOUT THE EVENT

Women Who Code is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers by creating a global, connected community of women in technology. The organization tripled in 2013 and has grown to be one of the largest communities of women engineers in the world.

 

This event will be in an auditorio set up.

 

AGENDA

6:00pm-6:30pm Networking

6:30pm-6:35pm Welcome

6:35pm-7:55pm Presentation & QA

Do you see it? The importance of visual contrast when communicating with data by Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic

It's easy to create a graph. But how do you visualize data in a way that leads your audience to see what you want them to see?

One way is through the strategic use of contrast. Join this engaging session, during which Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic discusses the power of visual contrast and related data visualization best practices for storytelling with data. She'll discuss practical tips, demonstrating them through a number of real world examples. You'll leave the session with a heightened appreciation of data visualization and excitement to apply what you learn.

 

SPEAKER

Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic tells stories with data. She is the author of storytelling with data: a data visualization guide for business professionals and writes the popular blog www.storytellingwithdata.com. She’s worked at and with some of the most data-driven companies on the planet, including Google, Adobe, Genentech, JPMC, Target, and the World Bank. Her well-regarded workshops and presentations are highly sought after by data-minded individuals, companies, and philanthropic organizations all over the world.

 

 

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