Join Topcoder and our Founder, Davar Ardalan, for a celebration of International Women's Day on Monday March 8 at 9:30am ET on Hopin! Register here.
The women's day panel will inlcude Lynn Buquo from NASA, Colleen Lavin, Ariel Shields, and Jessie D'Amato Ford from Topcoder as well as some amazing moderators from the Topcoder community including Adam Morehead and Rashid Sial.
On Wednesday February 10, Davar Ardalan, founder and chief storytelling officer at IVOW – intelligent voices of wisdom presents on Digital Heritage and AI as part of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales.
Ardalan's talk focuses on the well-documented gender biases in AI and machine learning datasets and illustrates the power of storytelling in helping machines learn about the pioneering roles of women today and yesterday.
“IVOW’s digital storyteller Sina is a young conversational AI, she loves learning about human history and then sharing those stories with others. That’s what gives Sina purpose. Go ahead ask Sina to tell you about Shirley Chisholm or Marie Curie.”
The mountain village in New Zealand where Nikki McLay lives and works on artificial intelligence (AI) is called Te Aroha, the literal translation in English is ‘The Place of Love’.
Nikki spent her formative years north of Auckland in a small beach house on the shore of the Mahurangi Peninsula. As co-Founder of IVOW and Women in Voice ANZ, she’s responsible for AI partnerships and has helped lead global innovation projects in collaboration with Topcoder, Microsoft, Soul Machines and AI for Good. Read her story here.