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Publicado em: 14 Outubro 2020

Docente do ISCAP é embaixadora da WiDS 2021

Women in Data Science from Stanford University 2021

Rosalina Babo, Docente do ISCAP e investigadora do Centro de Estudos Organizacionais e Sociais do Politécnico do Porto - CEOS.PP, é embaixadora da Conferência Women in Data Science from Stanford university 2021.

Since the year 2000, she is Head of the Information Systems Department and for about 12 years acts as a member of the university scientific board. Rosalina’s international recognition was improved with the opportunity to be Visiting Professor at several universities in different countries, namely Belgium (KU LEUVEN), Croatia (University of Split), Kosovo (University of Prishtina), and Latvia (Latvia University of Agriculture). Rosalina was one of the founders of CEOS.PP (former CEISE/STI) research centre and its director for 5 years. Rosalina has served on committees for international conferences, and acts as a reviewer in scientific journals. As Book Editor, she collaborates with publishers such as Elsevier, Springer and IGI Global in the fields of data analyses in social networks and e-learning. Having several published papers, her main areas of research are e-learning, e-business, Internet applications focusing on usability and social networks.

About Women in Data Science

The Women in Data Science (WiDS) initiative aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and to support women in the field. WiDS started as a one-day technical conference at Stanford in November 2015.

Five years later, WiDS is a global movement that includes a number of worldwide initiatives: 

A conference with 150+ regional events worldwide in more than 60 countries, reaching 100,000 participants annually online and in person.

A datathon, encouraging participants to hone their skills using a social impact challenge.

A podcast series, featuring data science leaders from around the world talking about their work, their journeys, and lessons learned along the way

An education outreach program to encourage secondary school students to consider careers in data science, artificial intelligence (AI), and related fields.

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