IWD 2023 #WomenInTech event @GDG Leuven

GDG Leuven
Wed, Apr 12, 7:00 PM (CEST)

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Join @GDG_Leuven and @WomenTechmakers in celebrating the contributions of #WomenInTech around the globe at the IWD talk event 馃實 Together, let's Dare To Be bold, challenge norms, and take risks to impact our communities!! This event comprises of talks from the global WomenInTech on diverse topics.

About this event

Join @GDG_Leuven and @WomenTechmakers in celebrating the contributions of #WomenInTech around the globe at the IWD talk event 馃實

This event comprises of talks from the global WomenInTech on diverse topics. This year, the theme, "Dare to be" will inspire women to go for their career dreams and dare to be the leaders. The event will also provide networking opportunities, where women can connect and inspire each other from different background and community.

Together, let's Dare To Be bold, challenge norms, and take risks to impact our communities!!

 Session 1 
  1.  Speaker Name: Nathaly Alarcon Torrico
  2.  Session title: How to become a leader on your Data Science team
  3. Session Abstract:  "Lately Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Science in general are showing lots of improvements and tools that are rapidly adopted by organizations. This is demanding the creation of bigger teams that can be fully focused on data initiatives projects. Therefore, this represents an opportunity for all women in tech who are interested in the data field as companies are demanding more profiles within these areas. To become a Data Science team lead you need good technical skills foundations and is required to have soft skills that can be improved on a day-by-day basis. As the Data field is constantly evolving, you must always be updated in technical skills and find ways to improve your soft skills so you can have a better relationship with your team and clients within your organization. Actions like being part of a community let you find mentors and be in an environment where you can feel comfortable asking for advice that can help you achieve a better position within your organization. In summary in this talk, we will review the areas required to achieve a Lead position on your Data Science Team. If you are just starting in the tech field, we will see some steps that you can follow to grow within your organization."

 Session 2

  1. Speaker Name: Adriana Ticonipa Gutierrez
  2. Session title: Firebase for the SDGs
  3. Session Abstract: The Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and improve the lives and prospects of people around the world, charting a path to a more sustainable world where Technology plays an important role, IoT apps, monitoring systems, predictions, the development of different applications and systems, among others, allowing us to venture into different areas such as Industrial, environmental, geodynamics, economics, among others, being a challenge for both the expert in the area as the application developer. And how do we do it? Where do we start? It is important to take the first step, we start with Firebase!


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Organizers

  • Khalida DOUIBI

    Khalida DOUIBI

    Capgemini

    Data scientiste, PhD Biomedical informatics

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  • Shruti Kulkarni

    Shruti Kulkarni

    Co-organizer

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