WiDS at AUB is an independent event organized by the Suliman S. Olayan School of Business to coincide with the annual Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) held at Stanford University and an estimated 200+ locations worldwide. All genders are invited to attend WiDS regional events, which features outstanding women doing outstanding work. WiDS AUB is the largest regional event, bringing in Arab and international female leaders in Data Science to Beirut. The general theme for WiDS @AUB 2023 is data science in crises management, with high profile female speakers sharing the best practices and latest advances in the field of data science on crises management in a variety of domains. Registration is free of charge.
Guide. Inspire. Educate
The Women in Data Science at the American University of Beirut Initiative aims to inspire and educate data scientists, regardless of gender, and support Arab women in the field. This one-day technical webinar 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. The event is directed towards business practitioners, researchers, students.
Why women in data science at AUB?
- WiDS AUB 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 globally and particularly in the Arab Middle East
- Exchange ideas, encourage mentorship, and interdisciplinary collaboration
- Connect regional researchers and practitioners to pioneering global data science networks
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