WOMEN IN DATA AND AI

She Loves Data is a non-profit social enterprise that empowers more women to lead and contribute to the global data industry.

The organisation provides free upskilling, networking, mentorship and professional development programs across the world to equip women with the required soft and technical skills to succeed in their careers.

They have trained 14,000+ members to date and have built educational communities worldwide.

Join their Middle East Chapter launch - October 19.

14000

WOMEN TRAINED

160

WORKSHOPS

17

CHAPTERS

25000

SOCIAL MEDIA AUDIENCE SIZE

Agenda
19 OCT 14:00 17:00 | RASHID HALL

13:00 - 13:45

Sponsored by DWTC the press conference will officially kick off the launch of She Loves Data in the Middle East

Pavel Bulowski

Co-Founder, She Loves Data; Co Founder and CMO, Meiro CDP (Czech Republic)

A champion of bringing more diversity into data analytics and IT by offering volunteer driven, free of charge courses for women

Begum Saygecitli

Middle East Chapter Co-Lead, She Loves Data, Azure Infrastructure Lead at Microsoft MEA (UAE)

Specialized in Customer Insights, CRM, Enterprise Architecture and Analytics with extensive delivery and business development experience

Komal Kaundal

Middle East Chapter Co-Lead, She Loves Data, Director, Digital Client Solution Sales at Standard Chartered Bank (UAE)

At the forefront of digital banking transformation for several large multinationals

14 : 00

She Loves Data Champions for Diversity and Data Literacy

She Loves Data co-founder Pavel Bulowski will officially welcome the conference participants and talk about: She Loves Data's mission, Programs and Impact in the last 5 years, and its ambitions for the coming years, including for the re launched Middle East Chapter.

Pavel Bulowski

Co-Founder, She Loves Data; Co Founder and CMO, Meiro CDP (Singapore)

A champion of bringing more diversity into data analytics and IT by offering volunteer driven, free of charge courses for women; Winner of the “Male Ally of the Year” at Women in IT 2020 Asia Awards

14 : 30

Tech's Leadership Gap: Creating the Pipeline for Women in Tech

Across tech companies, only 22% of leaders are women. This panel will explore the barriers to the leadership pipeline, like the degree gap and the workplace culture gap, as well as possible solutions for addressing them.

Rolla Abu Maneh

CEO, Standard Chartered Bank (UAE)

Forbes Middle East's Top 10 most successful Emirati Power Businesswomen; Forbes Middle East’s 100 Power Businesswomen

Raja Al Mazrouei

Executive Vice President, DIFC FinTech Hive (UAE)

Forbes list of top 100 Women in FinTech, the 50 Most Influential Women in Middle East Finance, and the top 100 Power Businesswomen in The Middle East; Influenced over 200 FinTech, RegTech , and InsurTech startups to begin operating in UAE

Xavi Anglada

MD & Innovation Lead Middle East, Accenture

Leads strategy, consulting and innovation for Accenture in the region.

Moderator: Emma Johnson

Director Responsible AI, Standard Chartered Bank (UAE)

Oversee the deployment of responsible AI in the region

15 : 15

This is an opportunity for the audience to mingle. Attendees will be encouraged to share their diversity experience

Komal Kaundal

Middle East Chapter Co-Lead, She Loves Data (UAE)

At the forefront of digital banking transformation for several large multinationals

15 : 30

The Confidence Gap (Female) Confidence, Not Just Competence (Interactive workshop)

How effectively we communicate is closely linked to our levels of confidence. In this short, actionable workshop Anna Roberts will share the Confidence Formula and ways to identify your strengths, improve your mindset to face a challenging work environment and how to operate under stress.

Anna Roberts

CEO, AchieveHer (UAE)

An award winning TV and radio host, has worked with UN Women, the Cherie Blair Foundation, 100 Women in Finance etc

16 : 00

Hiring Trends for Tech Talent: the Skills We Need to Build Up

With the pandemic hastening digitalisation , the talent and skills gap has become pronounced. The panel will provide perspectives from employers, recruiters and talent on: what tech skills are needed versus which ones are available. What can be done to ensure a continuous supply of tech or tech savvy talent? With technology changing faster than educational institutions can churn out graduates, is there a need to disrupt the way we educate and upskill for tech?

Althea Davis

Managing Partner and CDO, Turn Key Technologies (UAE)

Launched the world's first Chief Data Officer led Data Management Consultancy

Shradha Dhupar

Talent Strategy and Learning Lead , Accenture

Work with the leadership team to develop the Human Capital Strategy for the region

Begum Saygecitli

Middle East Chapter Co-Lead, Azure Infrastructure Lead at Microsoft MEA, She Loves Data

Specialized in Customer Insights, CRM, Enterprise Architecture and Analytics with extensive delivery and business development experience

16:30 - 17:00

Meet She Loves Data’s representatives for volunteering and partnership opportunities

Begum Saygecitli

Middle East Chapter Co-Lead, Azure Infrastructure Lead at Microsoft MEA She Loves Data

Specialized in Customer Insights, CRM, Enterprise Architecture and Analytics with extensive delivery and business development experience

Komal Kaundal

Middle East Chapter Co-Lead, She Loves Data, Director, Digital Client Solution Sales at Standard Chartered Bank (UAE)

At the forefront of digital banking transformation for several large multinationals

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