- Kickoff meeting
Welcome to the first meeting of Women in Machine Learning and Data Science (WiMLDS) in Berlin! WiMLDS meetups aim to inspire, educate, regardless of gender, and support women and gender minorities in the field. All genders may attend our meetup. Agenda: 18:30 arrival and network 19:00 introduction to WiMLDS activities 19:30 “My Journey into Data Science” CJ Jenkins 20:00 open mic for women to share experiences and initiatives 20:30 lightning talks! Bring a 5 minute topic in ML or DS domain to share with the group. Our speaker, CJ Jenkins, is a data scientist at N26, a leading mobile only bank based in Berlin with over 1 million customers. Her current focus is using machine learning and artificial intelligence to enhance customer experience, helping N26 on its journey to becoming the smart bank which customers love to use. Prior to N26, CJ spent 12 years working as an academic, researching the evolutionary processes that drive parasites to adapt to organisms. Her experiences in academia lend a fresh perspective when considering how machine learning can be utilized in banking. If you’d like to do a lightning talk, please get in touch with us [masked] we also offer support for first time speakers. Also let us know if you’d be interested in hosting us or giving a talk/workshop in the future.
- Kick-off Organisers Meeting
First get-together to share ideas and future directions of WiMLDS Berlin in 2019! Join us to work out how we can contribute to create a open-minded space to learn machine learning, network with fellow data scientists, and promote women and gender minorities who are practicing, studying or are interested in the fields of machine learning and data science. Program: 16:30 - 17:00 ordering drinks and getting to know each other 17:00 - 18:00 Introduction of WiMLDS Berlin / global, and exchange of ideas and expectations If you have any questions you can contact me via meetup or [masked] See you soon! Noa