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|About||AUB Stanford WiDS is a MENA-wide initiative which aims to inspire, guide, & educate data scientists - regardless of gender - & support women in the field.|
In Collaboration with Stanford University (US), the American University of Beirut (LB) is thrilled to launch a first-of-its-kind initiative in the Middle East & North Africa: The AUB Stanford WiDS.
This one-day technical conference provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science research in different fields, learn how leading-edge companies are leveraging data science for success, and connect with potential mentors, collaborators, and others in the field.
Date: Friday, February 3rd, 2017
Time: 09.30 AM to 06.30 PM
Location: Maamari Auditorium, S. Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut.
To attend, Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfod-dzh9w6fPsPLz66k9I3RYyzhZ8I2Y391kka5LVMLXNSUA/viewform
More than just a conference, AUB Stanford WiDS is:
- A global event represented by AUB in the Arab MENA region.
- A collaboration with the Stanford Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering @ Stanford.
- At the cornerstone of academic and industry research and practice.
- An annual event taking place at AUB this year, Dubai next year, and different parts of the MENA region in the future.
WHY DATA SCIENCE?
- In the last two years alone, the world has produced more data than in all of human history.
- Data Science is transforming all industries and revolutionizing the business mindset.
- Data Scientists derive actionable insights from large amount of data, see patterns and convert them into innovative products and services, deriving solutions to customer problems.
- Data Science enables business people in all sectors and across industries to develop innovative, value adding and sustainable activities.
WHY AUB STANFORD WOMEN IN DATA SCIENCE?
AUB-Stanford WiDS creates a platform for data scientists in the Arab Middle East to:
- Promote a higher representation of women in data science.
- Expose the latest data science research and practices in the Arab Middle East.
- Connect reg