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Tuesday, 29 November 2022

LeaderShe: computer scientist Dr Nuria Oliver shares her personal journey through Artificial Intelligence

by Àlex Argemí

The LeaderShe seminar series launched by the ICN2 Equal Opportunities Committee continued on 18 November with a talk by Dr Nuria Oliver, computer scientist, cofounder and Director of ELLIS Alicante, Chief Data Scientist at DataPop Alliance, first Director of Research in Data Science at Vodafone.

LeaderShe series brings to the ICN2 successful women to share their experience in reaching a leadership position in their professional lives. The talk by Dr Nuria Oliver was entitled “Artificial Intelligence: my personal journey”. The event was presented by Dr Belén Ballesteros, CSIC Research Scientist and Unit Leader at the ICN2 Electron Microscopy Unit.

She is one of the most cited female computer scientists in Spain, with her research having been cited by more than 19.000 publications, and has received tens of awards and honours, including the Jaume I Award in New Technologies (2021) and the Distinction of the Valencian Government (2017). She is worldwide renowned for her work in computational models of human behavior, human computer-interaction, mobile computing and big data for social good

The full seminar by Dr Nuria Oliver is available on the ICN2 Youtube channel here. The talks of the 2021 edition of LeaderShe are also available here.

The third and last date in the 2022 LeaderShe seminar series edition is December 20, with philosopher Prof. Marina Garcés –Director of the Master’s Degree Programme in ‘Philosophy for contemporary challenges’ at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). Stay tuned to learn more about it!