Nicole Janssen and Celia Wanderley to be honored in October at the WAI Awards ceremony in Toronto
Women in AI (WAI), a prominent international community of accomplished female professionals in the realm of artificial intelligence (AI), have unveiled their roster of over 100 finalists for the much-anticipated WAI Awards North America 2023, and two AltaML executives have been selected.
Among the honorees are Nicole Janssen, AltaML Co-Founder and Co-CEO, a finalist for the Lifetime Achievement Award – Woman in AI of the Year, and Celia Wanderley, AltaML CTO, a finalist for AI Innovator of the Year Award.
The awards recognize individuals building credibility and exposure for women in AI across Canada, the U.S., and Mexico. The WAI community stands at the forefront of promoting inclusivity, innovation, and excellence in the AI domain.
“Being named a finalist for the Lifetime Achievement Award – Woman in AI of the Year is an incredible accomplishment, and one that I don’t take for granted,” said Janssen. “This not only celebrates the strides we’ve made in AI, but it also highlights the ongoing journey to inspire more women to lead, innovate, and shape the technological landscape for future generations.”
“I am deeply humbled to be selected as a finalist for the AI Innovator of the Year Award,” said Wanderley. “This recognition stands as a testament to our team’s dedication and AI’s transformative potential in shaping the future. Together, we are committed to pushing boundaries and paving the way for even greater possibilities for women in the tech sector.”
All finalists, special jury recognitions, and winners will be honored with their awards at the Big Data & AI Conference in Toronto, Ont., on Oct. 18, 2023. For the complete list of finalists, click here.
AltaML is a leading artificial intelligence (AI)-powered solutions developer. Working with organizations that want to use AI to leverage their data to develop solutions that drive tangible business results, AltaML empowers partners to create operational efficiency, reduce risks and generate new sources of revenue. Through a deep understanding of organizational pain points and challenges, AltaML’s solutions encompass the entire machine learning (ML) life cycle, from evaluating potential use cases and determining feasibility to piloting solutions, putting code into production, and ensuring model evolution.
About the Women in AI
Women in AI (WAI) is a non-profit do-tank working towards inclusive AI that benefits global society. We are a community-driven initiative bringing empowerment, knowledge and active collaboration via education, research, events, and blogging. At Women in AI we empower women and minorities to become AI & Data experts, innovators and leaders. We encourage ethical applications and responsible use of artificial intelligence.
Andrea Dion, Manager, Communications