About the conference

The Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference aims to inspire and educate data scientists, regardless of gender, and support women in the field.

​This one-day technical conference provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science related research in a number of domains, learn how leading-edge companies are leveraging data science for success, and connect with potential mentors, collaborators, and others in the field.

Data Science is transforming all industries. In the last two years alone, the world has produced more data than in all of human history. 20% of this data is produced in the MENA. Data Scientists derive actionable insights from large amount of data, see patterns and convert them into innovative products and services, deriving solutions to key world problems. Data Science enables professionals in all sectors and across industries to develop innovative, value adding and sustainable activities.