Women in Data Science Bangalore @ Intuit

Born at Stanford University, Women in Data Science started as a single-day tech conference in 2015 and has now grown into a transformative force in the field of data science.
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Born at Stanford University, WiDS started as a single-day tech conference in 2015 and has now grown into a transformative force in the field of data science. 

With its unwavering dedication to empowering women and fostering innovation in the realm of data science, The Women in Data Science (WiDS) conference has become a global movement in promoting diversity and inclusivity. 

WiDS brings together women professionals and researchers to discuss, learn and explore the latest in data science across domains. It is also an opportunity to know more about how leading tech companies are using data science for success, and connect with potential mentors and collaborators in the field!

About WiDS Bangalore @ Intuit – 

The upcoming WiDS Bangalore @ Intuit is an independent regional event organised by Intuit India, taking place in Bangalore on June 20, 2023. The event aims to bring together over 50 professionals in data science, creating a unique platform for knowledge-sharing and career advancement. This year, for the first time ever, WiDS Bangalore @ Intuit will include an exciting mentoring session with women leaders in data science that will give participants an opportunity to get insights and tips on excelling in the field from some of the best in the industry!

Origins of WiDS

The brainchild of Stanford University, WiDS began as a one-day technical conference and has evolved into a powerful movement in data science. Now, WiDS encompasses a wide range of programs, including conferences, a datathon, a podcast series, workshops focused on skill-building, and tailored programs for the next generation of data scientists. With each passing year, WiDS Worldwide programs reach over 100,000 participants, making it a beacon of change and opportunity.

You can enjoy WiDS Stanford recordings on the YouTube Channel.

Here is the agenda for WiDS Bangalore @ Intuit 2023 (June 20, 2023; Time: 8:30 AM- 2:00 PM) – 

AgendaDuration (min)SpeakerTopic
WiDS Ambassador Note10Sravyasri Garapati, IntuitWelcome
Keynote Session40Soma Biswas, Indian Institute of ScienceData Efficient Matching
Tech Talk35Preksha Nema, Google ResearchStructured data to Analytical Text generation
Tech Talk35Kalapriya Kannan, Hewlett Packard EnterpriseRole of Analytics in Data Governance
Fireside Chat40Kalika Bali, Microsoft ResearchGender Bias in AI – who do we blame: data, model, applications or society?
Closing Keynote40Rukma Talwadker, Games24x7Responsible AI in Gaming
Socializing & Lunch30
NEW! Mentoring session for Women in Data Science60

If you’re a data scientist and would like to attend this conference, click here to register!

(Once registered, we will share the venue details with you)

Who should attend

  • Skill set: Data Scientists, Data Analysts, Machine Learning Engineers, Applied Scientists & Academia
  • Experience: 2-15 years of experience

WiDS is on a mission to elevate women in data science by providing inspiration, education, community, and support. ​

  • Increasing representation of women across all levels in data science education, innovation, and leadership by 2030.
  • Educating all participants, regardless of gender, on the latest research, technologies, challenges, and future trends in the field of Data Science.
  • Supporting women in data science through exposure, networking, and encouragement to pursue opportunities in industry, academia, and beyond.

Notable speakers to watch out for:

Soma Biswas, IISc: Biswas, who is currently an associate professor at the Indian Institute of Science, will deliver a keynote session on ‘Data Efficient Matching’. She is also a senior member at IEEE. 

Preksha Nema, Google Research: The research scientist from Google will be conducting a tech talk on ‘Structured data to Analytical Text Generation’. Her work revolves around understanding and generating purposeful ads, with a focus on multilingual and low-resource settings. She was awarded Google PhD India Fellowship in 2017.

Kalika Bali, Microsoft Research: Bali is a researcher at Microsoft Research India working in the areas of Machine Learning, Natural Language Systems and Applications. At the Bangalore event, she will be addressing the ‘Gender Bias in AI’. 

The upcoming WiDS Bangalore at Intuit India event in Bangalore marks a significant milestone in this journey, uniting talented professionals and offering a platform for collaboration and personal development.

Intuit India has won many accolades for its culture as well as for its work in the Data Science field, being recognised in the Top 10 best firms for Data Scientists in India for two years in a row. 

It is also actively committed to cultivate an inclusive future that recognizes, appreciates, and celebrates the invaluable contributions of women in the field of data science.

To learn more about Intuit India, click here

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