Women in AI Awards to Honor Top Female Innovators in the Field of Artificial Intelligence in North America
Women from across the US, Mexico and Canada are launching the Women in AI (WAI) Awards North America to honor female pioneers who take the road less traveled and pave the way for others to reach even further.
The kick-off event takes place virtually on February 1, 2022 at 5pm ET when applications for category nominations will also open for: AI in Startups, AI in Research, AI for Good, AI in Government, AI in Industry, Young Role Model in AI.
Susan Verdiguel, WAI Ambassador to Mexico says, “Through this collaboration, we are able to amplify the AI ecosystem in Mexico for a more robust, informed, and organized community.”
Sponsors/partners include Mila - Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute, Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute, Topcoder, The Institute for Education, IVOW AI and GET Cities, an initiative designed to accelerate the leadership and representation of women, trans, and nonbinary people in tech.
"We know that AI and machine learning are the future, and we know the risks of not including diverse perspectives in designing solutions for this future. That's why we're thrilled to be a strategic partner for the Women in AI Summit and to celebrate all of the amazing people leading the way in co-creating an inclusive tech economy." - Leslie Lynn Smith, National Director of GET Cities