On Monday 16 May 2022, Pipple, together with a number of Dutch universities, is organising Women in Data Science (WiDS) Netherlands for the 3rd time in a row. Location: High Tech Campus in Eindhoven. Philips is the main sponsor of the event. In addition to Philips, ASML, SAS, CZ, Pipple and the High Tech Campus WiDS also have a warm heart.

Inspire & teach

The goal of WiDS Netherlands 2022 is to inspire and educate students, professionals and academics (men and women) with the many amazing stories of women doing excellent work in data science. The partners with which Pipple organizes WiDS are: TU/e, EAISI (Eindhoven Artificial Intelligence Systems Institute), Maastricht University, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Data Science, Leiden University and Utrecht University.

Diversity and inclusion

Ymke de Jong (Data & AI lead, Philips Global Data & AI CoE Clinical Data Scientist, Digital Innovator in Healthcare and speaker at WiDS 2022) explains: “Data science is one of the fastest growing fields in the tech sector. It is important to ensure that everyone is represented and that women are given equal opportunities. At Philips, we believe that a diverse, inclusive and engaged workforce is essential to a thriving and innovative business, helping our customers and improving healthcare. We hold ourselves and our organization accountable for progress on diversity and inclusion, and fostering a collaborative, purposeful, energetic work culture.” In addition to Ymke de Jong, ten other speakers will share their knowledge and experiences on Monday 16 May.

Women in Data Science

Women in Data Science (WiDS) is an independent conference organized annually by Stanford University. Together with the aforementioned universities, Pipple organizes WiDS Netherlands every year. More info: www.wids.nl.

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