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Yes, You can be a Woman in Tech too!

April 28, 2021 @ 13:00 - 15:00 CEST

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Yes, You can be a Woman in Tech too!

Let’s demystify technology! After all, isn’t just one more tool that we use in our daily lives?

In this session, I will tell you about my journey as a girl who grew up in Japan and Costa Rica and how I ended up working as a data scientist at DNB in Norway. Throughout the journey, I will touch upon Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other contemporary technologies and their profound impact on society; and discuss how we urgently need more diverse voices at the table where technology solutions are being designed and built.

Finally, I want us to explore new ways in which you can participate actively in decisions influencing the creation and usage of technology, and how to get started in tech, career-wise.

This event will be held online.

It is free to join this event. Please RSVP below.

Aiko Yamashita

Aiko works as a Senior Data Scientist at the Center of Excellence in Advanced Analytics, at DNB. She has a background in Informatics with a PhD in Experimental Software Engineering, and +10 years of experience in Data Analytics for logistics, retail and the finance industries. In addition to being a Data Scientist at DNB, Aiko is an Adjunct Professor at OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University, where she has taught courses in Data Analytics and has supervised students. Aiko is passionate about how innovation and technology can be better aligned to tackle current societal and environmental challenges, and how to develop technology in an ethical, humane, and just way.


April 28, 2021
13:00 - 15:00 CEST
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Strandgata 19
Oslo, Oslo 0152 Norway
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  • 3 course meal;
  • 3 glasses of wine;
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