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Fostering female leaders in data science!
 
Women in Data Science (WiDS) Worldwide aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and to support women in the field. Since 2016, SAP has been a proud collaborator and sponsor of WiDS as we seek to empower women to pursue careers in STEM.

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Stanford University’s Women in Data Science (WiDS) initiative is on a mission “to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and to support women in the field.” SAP has been a trusted collaborator and sponsor since 2016.

 

This year the WiDS Worldwide Conference kicks off on International Women’s Day, March 8 (UTC). The event will follow the sun, spotlighting female data scientists working on innovative technology across business, academia, government and nonprofits.

 

On the sideline of the global event, SAP will host an independent regional (virtual) event in NYC on March 8. It will kick off a “WiDS @ SAP” regional series that will run March through October 2021. Hear about the latest data science related research and applications in a broad set of domains.

Find your regional event, register, and learn from inspiring female data science leaders. Get to know your peers in the community and consider pursuing a career in data science.
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Women in Data Science Series | Episode 1

 

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Fostering female leaders in data science!

 

Women in Data Science (WiDS) Worldwide aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and to support women in the field. Since 2016, SAP has been a proud collaborator and sponsor of WiDS as we seek to empower women to pursue careers in STEM. The NYC regional session, on the sideline of the global WiDS event, will explore the lack of females in data science careers and how we can empower female data science leaders.

 

Speakers:

  • Susanne Beckers, Head of Infused Intelligence, SAP
  • Minerva Tantoco, Chief Technology Officer, DriveWealth
  • Zehra Syeda-Sarwat, World Wide Leader AWS Transformation Guide, AWS
  • Cathryn Posey [moderator], Senior Technology Director, Machine Learning, Capital One

 

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Women in Data Science Series | Episode 2

 

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Women in Data Science (WiDS) Worldwide aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and to support women in the field. Since 2016, SAP has been a proud partner and sponsor of WiDS as we seek to empower women to pursue careers in STEM.

 

Agenda & Speakers

 

Opening (17h35 – 17h45 CET)

Talk – What is Data Science (17h45 – 17h55 CET)

  • Raquel Seville, CEO - Caribbean, BI Brainz, Published Author, International Speaker, Data Nerd @QuelzSeville

SAP Expert Panel – Data Science from Theory to Implementation (17h55 – 18h35 CET)

  • Dr. Fei-Yu Xu, Global Head of Artificial Intelligence at SAP (Product & Innovation)
  • Dr. Sarah Detzler, Competence Lead for Data Science & Machine Learning at SAP (Technical Presales)
  • Diana Rincón, Data Architect at SAP
  • Hannah Sperling: Moderator

Pitch round – Finding Your Path With Data Science (18h35 – 19h10 CET)

  • Alicia Mateo, Chapter Leader Advanced Analytics Market Iberia at Endesa
  • Ana Carolina da Hora, Computer Scientist, Researcher, TEDX Speaker, Columnist Brazil
  • Etna Rojas, Professor at Tec Monterrey, Engaged in a social project to develop an algorithm to detect early cases that need intubation due to COVID-19
  • Jadga Huegle, From Media Computation to Data Science with Snap!
  • Lisseth Cordero, Cofounder of Ecolana
  • Tatiana Peralta Quirós, Co-Founder Kinto Costa Rica, World Bank Technology & Transport Specialist, Co-founded first subscription-based multimodal Mobility as a Service (MaaS) platform in Latin America

How to solve real life problems using SAP? (19h10 – 19h20 CET)

Closing - Inspirational Closing Message (19h20 – 19h30 CET)

  • Graciela Rivera Picado, Data Science Enthusiast, Co-founder of Women in Data Science Costa Rica, Microsoft Corporation
  • Sueli Nascimento, Product Manager at SAP, Diversity & Inclusion Leader

 

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SPANISH TRANSLATION AVAILABLE

WiDS Iberoamerica 2021 will provide a live interpretation in Spanish. In order to access the live translation, attendees must log into the webinar via the Zoom desktop or mobile applications (version 5.2.1 or higher), and activate it once the event starts.

 

Live Closed Captioning (CC) in English will also be available.

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The fourth Women in Data Science Silicon Valley @ SAP Conference focuses on the future of Data Science under the theme "Data Science at the Cross Roads". This conference aims to bring together Data Scientists, Data Engineers, Architects, Designers, Project Managers, and Students to join the conversation on how we can leverage Data Science to create a better world. After a year like 2020, where do we go from here?

 

The virtual conference invites participants to dive deeper into the following topics: Model Development & Fundamentals, Production, Society, Ethics, and COVID-19.

 

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Take a minute and think about data science... now join us to reimagine data science and explore all the depth and breadth this field has to offer.

 

When thinking about data science, many people picture computer scientists or statisticians. However, companies and government agencies express their interest in employing social scientists with strong quantitative skills to execute on data science projects. Social scientists place data into the context necessary to help discover meaningful data-based insights from business transactions, telecommunication networks, websites, and more, including flaws in the data and potential biases.

 

Agenda & Speakers

2:00-2:05 pm (CET) Opening Moderator Katrin Redmann Global Lead Innovation Portfolio, SAP SE

2:05-2:10 pm (CET) Welcome Dr. Katharina Schäfer, Head of SAP University Alliances

2:10-3.00 pm (CET) Talks- Sideways into Data Science

  • From Social Science to Data Science - Polina Mosolova, Data Scientist, SAP SE
  • Encouragement for the Next Generation– Lena Stempfle, PhD Candidate at the Data Science and AI Division at Chalmers University of Technology Sweden
  • Team Resource Management and Leadership Principles from Aviation - Leila Belaasri, Pilot Lufthansa
  • Women in Innovation– Dr. Simone Burel, Founder & CEO of LUB GmbH

3:00-3:15 pm (CET) Keynote „The need for new perspectives in Data Science“- Prof. Dr. Frauke Kreuter, Ludwig-Maximilians-University and University of Michigan,

3.20-3.50 pm (CET) SAP Expert Panel- Data Science in Analytics, Sales & Product Development- Moderation by Hannah Sperling

  • Dr. Fei-Yu Xu, Global Head of Artificial Intelligence Product and Innovation, SAP SE
  • Dr. Susanne Beckers Head of Infused Intelligence, Intelligent Data & Analytics, SAP SE
  • Dr. Sarah Detzler, Competence Lead for Data Science & Machine Learning, Technical Presales, SAP SE

3.50-4.00 pm (CET) Q&A and Closing

4.00-4.30 pm (CET) Virtual Networking

 

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