WiDS aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and support women in the field. WiDS started as a conference at Stanford in 2015. Now, WiDS includes a global conference, with 150+ regional events worldwide.
On the 2nd of March, 2020 Austin is joining the international conference. Our program contains a talks by data scientists and a panel discussion with women in data science focusing mainly on diversity and mentorship. The local event in Austin will have a special session, The AI Health Data Challenge will be kicked off by UT Austin and will be open to data science community regardless of gender.