The aim is to provide a space for women and allies in the AI community to get together in a relaxed, social environment
About this Event
UPDATE MARCH 12TH: in order to ensure our community's safety, we have moved this event to be online. Join through the Zoom meeting
We’d like to facilitate networking and authentic conversations through a series of lightning talks. The topics can be: career journeys, interesting technical topics, research problems that the speaker is working / has worked on, and so on.
For this Women in AI Social, the aim is to provide a space for women-identified folks and allies in the AI community to get together in a relaxed, social environment, and learn from each other’s journeys. People of all genders are welcome to attend this event, but should respect that the event centers on women’s voices and stories.
6:30 - 6:45 welcoming remarks
6:45 - 7:30 lightning talks
7:30 - 8: breakouts with invited guests
8 - 8:15: closing remarks
Monday, March 9, 2020
In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 9, 2020, the Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology at Humber College in Toronto hosted “Women in Leadership: Creating a Vision for an Automated World”.
I had to do the talk from home, because I was self isolating, here is the event breakdown:
The event was coordinated by Professor Maryam Davoudpour, Chair IEEE Women in Engineering Toronto Section, and Adriana Ieraci, CEO and Founder of Conveyor Built, Founder of the GYBO Robotics Network and Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Toronto.
Guests from the engineering community heard from an impressive list of women leaders:
Sharing their fearless stories about overcoming obstacles in their careers were discussed by:
The Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology thanks these women for making a difference and being great role models for women!
I'm the Co-Founder at ODAIA.ai & an Adjunct Professor, at the Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto, Canada