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Women in Data Science @ Penn
February 9 at 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
The Wharton School and Penn Engineering are proud to host the fifth annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) @ Penn Conference on February 8-9, 2024, on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus. A celebrated interdisciplinary event, WiDS @ Penn welcomes academic, industry, and student speakers from across the data science landscape to celebrate its diversity, both in subject matter and personnel.
Keynote Speaker: Nasrin Mostafazadeh
Dr. Nasrin Mostafazadeh is a world-renowned AI scientist and co-founder of Verneek, a deep tech AI startup backed by business and scientific luminaries. Verneek’s mission is to build the most helpful AI, enabling anyone to interact with any environment using intelligent conversational interfaces with deep domain expertise. She was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in 2019 for her contributions to the research and development of AI systems for the past 18 years.
Before Verneek, she held senior research positions at major big tech companies and deep-tech startups, ranging from Microsoft and Google to BenevolentAI. She received her PhD in AI with a focus on Natural Language Processing and Commonsense Reasoning. She has been a keynote speaker, chair, published author, and committee member at major business and scientific forums.