Women in Data Science: UK experts
15th December 2022
KBTU SDG International workshop series
Women in Data Science: UK experts
Nowadays the world is transforming under huge wave of Data science based technologies and women play important role in "steering the ship" of our society toward better conditions of living, getting quality education and coping with climate change challelnges.
We are conducting workshop seminar series on regular basis and we welcome your proposals for future events.
The first workshop will held in December 15, 2022 (online) and it is dedicated to the challenges that women meet in data science industry and you are invited to listen to our first wokshop where speakers are the experts from the UK and share their knowledge, experience and stories on how they conduct research in ML, AI and Data Science and do bussineses in the UK and over the world.
DATA QUALITY LEAD, PEABODY
DATA SCIENCE CONSULTANT, PIXSELLAR TECH, UK
Assel hold Research degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from Novosibirsk University Russia and Imperial College London. Experienced both as a hands-on data scientist in AI tech startups, IT consultant at Accenture as well as a university lecturer. She developed and taught courses in AI and Machine Learning, Software Architecture, Data Modelling, and Principles of Distributed Ledger to undergraduate and postgraduate classes. Currently Assel leading on data integration of major UK housing associations merger.
Assel is a passionate ambassador of diversity and inclusion of STEM education, being part of the leadership of the London Chapters of Women in Data Science Stanford University, AnitaB.org, and Women in Computing at Imperial.
Lea Gorgulu Webb
HEAD OF DATA GOVERNANCE
Lea Gorgulu Webb is currently the Head of Data Governance at Preqin, a data as a service provider of private equity data. They have worked in London in data since completing a Masters in Quantitative Research Methods for Policy Analysis at University College London, in 2015. Before joining Preqin, they acted as a non-technical strategic and governance manager and as a technical advisor and data analyst across London.
Leahas volunteered to help women move into data and technology careers since 2016, when Lea became involved with the Women in Data Science movement coordinated by Stanford University. Lea has run free workshops, and mentored women and others who are unlikely to have personal networks that support them into the data and technology industries.
Before coming to London, Lea was a lawyer in the USA. As a lawyer, Lea worked with immigrants and victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking-in-persons and labor abuse. Lea was widowed in 2010 and took a break from practicing law to recover from the trauma.
Lea grew up on a family farm in Kentucky, USA. They have lived and worked in Cincinnati, Seattle, New York, in the US and in Antalya, Turkey. Lea speaks Spanish and Turkish and previously spoke German, in addition to English. Lea's parents did not attend university, and Lea realises that family networks have, historically, been key to professional success. They believe that creating a supportive network is key for anyone. Lea also values learning and doing new things, regardless of age.
VP OF DATA QUALITY CONTROL
As the VP of Data Quality Control, Javkhaa is responsible for developing and managing quality control processes to ensure the integrity and accuracy of the data used by her organization. She is dedicated to continuously improving the quality of the data to support better decision-making and drive business success. In addition, Javkhaa is passionate about using technology and automation to streamline the data processing workflow and make it more efficient and accessible for all stakeholders. She is committed to driving innovation and excellence in the field of data quality control.
ABOUT THIS VENUE:
The SDG seminar series are conducted in the online format.