Marking the International Women’s Day on 8th March, the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B) will be hosting the ‘Women in Data Science Conference (WiDS)’ on 9th March 2019. This conference is a Stanford University initiative that will be held in the Data Centre and Analytics lab of IIM Bangalore. It is indeed a proud and historic moment for the prestigious IIM Bangalore as it will witness the presence of women data scientists from across the world.
The primary purpose of hosting the WiDS conference is to educate more people about the field of Data Science. Leading women scientists from all over the world would share their thoughts, ideas and knowledge of the technical field. They will also highlight their respective stories, initiatives, work, research papers, experiences etc.
List of Speakers at WiDS Conference, IIM Bangalore
The list of eminent speakers of WiDS 2019 at IIM-Bangalore would be:
- Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour, IIM Bangalore faculty - Prof. Vasanthi Srinivasan
- Researcher and Senior Manager, IIM Bangalore - Dr. Gargi B. Dasgupta
- Prof. at Nottingham Business School in the United Kingdom - Dr. Usha Ramanathan
- Programme Manager at IIM Bangalore - Shailaja Grover
- Pediatric Cardiologist, Teleradiology Solutions - Dr. Sunita Maheshwari
- Operation Management and Production, IIM-B faculty - Prof. Haritha Saranga
- Manager at Women’s Techmakers Programme at Google - Lakshya Sivaramakrishnan
- Sr. Director at G.E Digital - Sowjanya Chalamkuri
- Programme Director at IBM - Shweta Shandilya
- Engineering Manager at Paypal - Vidya Chandrasekaran
- Data Scientist at Intuit - Dr. Diane Chang
- Director of Paypal - Deepa Madhavan
- Executive Vice President at Broadbridge - Sunila Gollapudi
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Anyone who has a keen interest in the field is welcomed to attend the conference. It will be a great opportunity for one and all to interact with experienced professionals of the field and bring to the table, new ideas and innovations that could probably bring about positive changes.
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