Women Data Professionals

Advancing the Role of Women in Data Management

Welcome to EDM Council’s Women Data Professionals Forum. Both our members and guests are invited to participate in this open interest group.

We are excited about this initiative to advance women in our profession and build an active and effective community.

Our mission

The mission of the Women Data Professionals group is to provide support for and promote women in the field of data and assist in their development and promotion to more senior roles.

Join the Women Data Professionals Forum

ALL are welcome to join and participate – women and men alike. 

Get involved!

There are many opportunities to get involved, whether you are seeking guidance, providing your perspective or professional support, or just looking to connect and expand your network.

The group’s dedicated area within EDMConnect (our online portal) provides a central location for information exchange and collaboration:

  • Join our online discussions on relevant topics
  • Contribute to our blog with your thoughts and ideas
  • Access educational and other material in a virtual library
  • Attend our calendar of events, highlighting where our members are participating
  • Find contacts in the group directory and network with them
  • Participate as a mentor or mentee in our Mentoring Program (see below)

The group is global. We are organized into regional chapters – Americas, EMEA and APAC – and we also have committees that look after different initiatives and activities. Leadership positions are also available.

  • Membership Committee
  • Events & Content Committee
  • Mentorship Committee
  • Affinity Groups Committee
  • Regional Representatives
Contact our leadership

Joining Women Data Professionals is Simple

EDM Council Members

Employees of member firms can use their login credentials to access the group on EDMConnect:

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Non-members

If your employer is not an EDM Council member, or you are independent, you are welcome to register as a guest. You will have restricted access to EDMConnect but are very welcome to join and participate in the Women Data Professionals Forum.

Register as guest

Mentoring Program

Want to Boost Your Career? Join the Women Data Professionals Mentoring Program!

Spring 2023 Program – Registration is OPEN for MENTORS ONLY until February 17, 2023!

EDM Council’s WDP (Women Data Professionals) forum is pleased to invite professional women with 20+ years experience to participate as mentors in the Spring 2023 Mentoring Program. The WDP Mentoring team believes that women who have mentors have a better chance of advancing their careers to the level they wish to achieve. We also believe learning from the experiences of others can help women better manage the challenge of balancing work and personal life!

The WDP Mentoring Program is focused on supporting women with work experience who are striving to advance their careers to the next level. The program will bring together groups of mentees and mentors into teams that will meet virtually three times during the spring season (March-June 2023), following a virtual kick-off event in March. Senior leaders from the EDM Council community will provide guidance and support on topics of interest provided by mentees.

Participants will commit to 5-6 hours over the course of 4 months from March to June, 2023. The program will run during US EST time zone hours. See FAQs for more information.

Eligibility for Mentees:

Women who have work experience and have a desire to learn from their peers.
REGISTRATION CLOSED

Eligibility for Mentors:

Individuals with 20+ years of work experience.
REGISTER to become a Mentor

Testimonials about the Mentoring Program

  • “My mentors have been supportive and encouraging, helping me navigate challenging situations and achieve my career goals. Their guidance has been invaluable.” – Nichole Nobbman, Orion Advisor Solutions | VP of Business Intelligence
  • “I was excited to have this opportunity to serve as a mentor and pay it forward with newer data management professionals.” – Robin Doherty, Wells Fargo | Data Management Manager
  • “It’s been such an honor to be a mentor to, and learn from, such an impressive group of leaders. This is an exceptional program, and I am excited to continue to support any way I can.” – Mark Carsen, Protiviti | Managing Director
  • “The Mentoring Program has given me the opportunity to learn from the experiences of my mentors and fellow mentees to help navigate my career as a woman in data and analytics.” – Nageen Moghaddam, Protiviti | Data & Analytics Manager

We hope you will join us for this amazing opportunity!

Need more information? Contact the WDP Mentoring program team.

 

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