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Kavya Gowda is an everyday leader, public speaker, women empowerment advocate, LGBTQIA+ ally, and mentor. At present, she works with Kyndryl as a field marketing leader. She has worked with IBM for 10 years, holding various leadership positions and leading projects of impact. Being a staunch believer that her voice is a gift and needs to be used responsibly, she volunteers at NGOs during her spare time and works towards making a difference in an individual’s life. …


Ruchika Rocque is a recruiter, a storyteller, an influencer, a content creator and much more. She is on a mission to inspire students and job seekers with her storytelling superpower. An expert in the area of HR and specifically early in career recruitment, she is an adventurer at heart who does not fear the unknown.

Here is a story of a woman who truly makes us believe that “Giving up on your dreams is not an option.”

The Beginning…

Being the daughter of an Indian army officer, relocating to a new place every two years was my normal. I loved…


Raluca Crisan is the CTO and co-founder of ETIQ AI, a London-based startup, providing a software solution that aims to eradicate bias from AI and ML systems. She has over 10 years of experience in data science and has worked with large clients such as BA, Sony, and Vodafone. Raluca has built the global analytics team for a mobile marketing company that was successfully listed on NASDAQ and has co-founded another ML start-up in the past. She is also the winner of the Women in AI awards 2020 Europe and was part of the WAI Accelerate startup program.

Mitigating bias


Zehra Cataltepe is the CEO and co-founder of Tazi AI Systems which provides SaaS automated Machine Learning solutions for insurance, finance, retail, and telecoms industries.

Zehra holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science, has 18 patents, and over 100 publications on the theory of machine learning and its applications in finance, health, energy, and transportation. Zehra has been recognized 3 times as the ‘Woman Entrepreneur of the year” and was listed as the top 10 women in AI in 2020.

Finding the right fit

Other than looking into the necessary qualifications and experience required for the job, we give them small…


Anna Nordell Westling is the CMO and co-founder of Sana Labs, a platform that in the coming years will provide personalized learning to millions of users with AI. Anna is an entrepreneurial strategic brand builder with over 15 years of experience in developing and implementing marketing strategies. She is also an advisor of the AI Sustainability Center and sits in the steering committee of Nordic AI and is a board member of UIC the top five global B2B Incubators in Sweden. Anna is also the top 10 finalists of the Women in AI awards Europe 2020.

Reimagining learning through personalization


Isabelle Mashola is a Senior executive with a strong track record leading the IT vision and strategy execution to drive various businesses and to transform complex international organizations. She is the CEO and co-founder of isahit, an award-winning startup providing a social impact platform for outsourcing digital tasks performed by women from Asia, Africa and South America who are looking for additional income, to realize a professional project. Isabelle has an Engineering degree and has served in very high-level positions at large companies including Business Intelligence director at Dell, Director of IT Operations at Cisco, CIO at Publicis for EMEA…


Camille Morvan is the CEO and co-founder of the award winning startup Goshaba which is a digital platform that uses AI to help companies assess the hard and soft skills of candidates through fun games. She is also the winner of the Women in AI awards, 2019, Europe. Camille has a PhD in Cognitive science, and has taught at Harvard University and NYU.

Transforming lab insights to a problem solving product

Very few people go from academia to starting their own business. Camille loved solving problems and researching questions in depth. However she felt that the missing piece in academia…


Despoina Ioannidou is the CTO and Cofounder of Trayvisor an AI powered payment software that uses computer vision and deep learning for food recognition and self-service checkout based out of France. She believes in using AI to help improve the lives of people every day. In order to eliminate small redundant tasks, she built Travisor to ensure that long lines that employees are subjected to during their lunch break are avoided. The aim was to ensure that individuals have quality time to spend for themselves and truly enjoy their meal without rushing with it.

Despoina hails from Greece with a…


Co-founder of Sonrai Analytics, Deva Senevirathne is a full-stack developer specialized in designing and developing software frameworks.

Deva Senevirathne

She completed her primary education in Sri Lanka, and then obtained a BSc in Computer Science from University College Dublin in 2013, graduating top of her class. She then went on to pursue a Master’s in Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics from Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) followed by a PhD opportunity in Cancer research .

As part of her efforts within the PhD programme, she developed the first prototype of the InDRA framework which subsequently led to the creation of Sonrai Analytics. Sonrai Analytics

Divya Maria Sunil

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