Skip to content

Women in AI Awards (ANZ) 2021

26mar9:29 pm9:29 pmWomen in AI Awards (ANZ) 2021Women in AI Awards presented by Digital Innovation Futures Victoria

Event Details

Women in AI (WAI) is a global network of female experts and professionals in the field of Artificial Intelligence working towards gender-inclusive AI that benefits a global society.

WAI’s mission is to close the gender gap in the field by educating the next generation of female leaders in AI and to increase female representation and participation in AI.

Committed to supporting and rewarding excellence to women in AI, the WAI Awards 2021 will be prestigious in their recognition and vital in building the credibility and exposure for women in AI in Australia and New Zealand.

Congratulations to the Victorian finalists

The WAI Awards finalists have been announced with 9 Victorian women across 8 categories and all the best for the finals. 

Each of the 11 awards categories have judging criteria based on innovation, leadership and inspiring potential, global potential and impact, and ability for the AI solution to do good for the community and citizens.

  • AI in Mining – Angela Rodrigues, PhD Candidate, Monash UniversitySchool of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment
  • AI in Law – Dr Kobi Leins, Senior Research Fellow in Digital Ethics, Centre for AI and Digital Ethics, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Melbourne
  • AI in Health – Dr Rahil Garnavi, Senior Technical Staff Member, Master Inventor, IBM Research
  • AI in Finance – Dr Wen Chen (Monica), Research Scientist, CSIRO’s Data61 
  • AI in Finance – Dr Catherine Lopes, Founder & Director, Opsdo Analytics and Head of Data Strategy & Analytics | ME Bank 
  • AI in Agribusiness – Supriya Nair, Director, OutofBox Solutions
  • AI in Cyber Security – Dr Sarah Erfani, Senior Lecturer, School of Computing and Information Systems, University of Melbourne
  • AI in Infrastructure – Bonnie Shaw, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Place Intelligence
  • AI in Innovation – Yolande Strengers, Associate Professor Digital Technology and Society, Emerging Technologies Research Lab, Faculty of IT, Monash University



(Friday) 9:29 pm - 9:29 pm(GMT-11:00) View in my time

Leave a Reply

Innovation Thinking is a Create & Innovate Pty Ltd Company. Copyright ©2021 All Rights Reserved