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Webinar: Women in Business Analysis


What does the celebration of International Women’s Day mean to you? For me, it is a day to recognize women and our chosen paths. The upcoming Women in Business Analysis webinar on March 5, 2020 at 12 PM EST is an opportunity to celebrate and support the career development and successes of female professionals. Our guest panelists Reydan Yasar, Barbara Carkenord and Lora McCoy will share their personal stories and tips for balancing work and home, and how-to breakdown stereotypes. In the blog, Ladies who Lead – 35+ Amazing Women in Business Statistics women making it in business are recognized, “Women are making inroads in business, both in America and around the world. Slowly but surely, more women are starting businesses, leading them, and funding them. Women in business statistics show a lot of progress. Women in business have had a major impact on the world economy”.

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Business analysis is a growing field with new opportunities. If we look at IIBA’s Global Business Analysis Salary Survey statistics from 2018 to 2019 we can see that globally the ratio of men and women working in business analysis is tracking around 50% or slightly above for women in a BA role. We can also see that globally salary does not show a big gap between men and women, but women are earning more than their male colleagues. In 2018 the global average salary for women was 3% higher than men and in 2019 the global average salary for women was 2% higher. This is positive news to indicate that business analysis is a strong career option for women.

Join us on March 5th at 12 PM EST to listen to our inter-generational panelists discuss their experiences working in business analysis. Our panelists will share insights, influences, experiences, and provide tips and advice. Take a moment on International Women’s Day to recognize a woman in your life who inspires you to succeed and use hashtags #IWD2020 #EachforEqual and #WomenInBusinessAnalysis #IIBA to share your story.

Our panelists for this special webinar are:

Reydan Yasar, CBAP, BA Competency Lead at Sony Eurasia. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Management Information Systems at Boğaziçi University. In 2009, she joined Sony Eurasia as a business analyst. After involvement in many platforms and projects for BA activities; Reydan was promoted to principal BA in 2016 for Sony Istanbul Team.

Barbara Carkenord, CBAP, IIBA-AAC, PMI-PBA, PMP, SAFe POPM, Carkenord Consulting. Barbara provides BA consulting and training helping companies improve through better analysis. She co-founded two successful business analysis training companies and worked in varied industries including manufacturing, financial services, and software development. She has written books, articles, blogs, and training material aimed at helping professionals enhance their skills. She helped develop the worldwide standard for analysis, the BABOK® Guide and currently volunteers as a board director and for the Palmetto Chapter.

Lora McCoy, CBAP, Professional Services, BIS. Lora’s experience spans varying company sizes in multiple industries including Banking & Finance, Service Management, Education, Retail and Oil & Gas. She engages daily in BA consulting efforts, educates for IIBA certification and serves as IIBA Director of Americas Central Region where she applies her passion for helping others through mentorship and knowledge sharing.


Seats are limited. Register today!

Thursday, March 5, 2020 | 12:00PM - 1:00PM ET

Women in Business Analysis