Welcome to the Women in Data Science 2019 Conference AUB Suliman S. Olayan School of Business

The Initiative

Women in Data Science at the American University of Beirut (AUB) is a regional event hosted in collaboration with the Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference at Stanford University. AUB is also a regional WiDS hub, providing livestream and other support for WiDS events throughout the Arab MENA region. AUB has hosted the largest regional event for the past two years, bringing in Arab and international female leaders in Data science to Beirut.

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 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. 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