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All dates in MM/DD format
08/11: I gave a talk at IndyPy on Generating Art using Python and Machine Learning. The video of the talk can be seen here.
07/29 I was a panelist at Langara Tech Thursday where we discussed machine learning career in industry.
07/26: I was co-chair for the Vancouver DataFest, 2022
08/25: Won the second place in Vancouver Datajam hackathon where we built a fitness tracker. See demo here.
07/25 I gave a talk at MLCollective Reading Group on ‘Fair Attribute Classification through Latent Space De-biasing’.
01/01: Our report on Women in Computer Vision workshop, WiCV@CVPR 2021 is now available on arxiv.
08/15: I was a speaker at PyBay 2020 on the topic ‘Scalable Hyper-parameter Optimization using RAPIDS and AWS’. The talk was given alongside my co-speaker Akshit Arora. The slides of the talk can be seen here. We have made codes used in our talk demo public and can be seen here.
07/13: I was an organizer for 2020 Women in Machine Learning Workshop breakout session at ICML 2020. I joined an amazing team including Fatemehsadat Mireshghallah from UCSD, Mary Anne Smart from UCSD and Qixuan (Alice) Jin from Caltech.
06/22: I was one of the 7 people featured on Google Women Techmaker program interviews. You can watch my interview here.
06/14: I completed my duties as a chair of the organizing committee of 2020 Women in Computer Vision Workshop. All the talks are now uploaded and can be acessed at the website.
02/03: I started my intenship at UrtheCast as a machine learning developer where I am responsible for developing computationally intensive image processing algorithms for large scale satellite data within a cloud-based infrastructure using deep learning.
01/20: I gave a talk on ‘A Field Guide to TensorFlow Contributions’ at Microsoft Open Source Software event. My talk can be watched here. The slides of the talk can be seen here.
01/20: I was a panelist at Women in Tech Regatta 2019 on the topic ‘Debaising AI in a Changing World’. The panel was moderated by Steve Eccles (Regional CEO and Dean, Northeastern University). I joined other great panelists which included Krista Richmond (Director, Digital Innovation & Partnerships, Technical Safety BC) and Piyali Dey (Program Manager, Cloud Developer Relations, Microsoft).
01/20: I have joined the program committee of Vancouver Datajam, 2020.
12/19: I, along with Prabhu Pradhan (MPI, Germany) and Nasreen Mohsin (SFU, Canada) are organizing Buds@NeuRIPS 2019 at NeurIPS Conference, Vancouver. We hope that it will provide an excellent platform to shape the thoughts of upcoming (budding) generation of AI researchers. You can find more details here.
12/19: I am the organizer of NeurIPS Conference official meetup 2019 for Vancouver. As a part of this event I hosted talks from Ishadi Jayasingha (Researcher, University of Moratuwa), Fatemehsadat Mireshghallah (Ph.D. student at UC San Diego ), Meghana Moorthy (Ph.D student at Ohio State University). I also moderated a panel discussion with Olga Vitek (Professor, Director - MS in Data Science Khoury College of Computer Sciences, Northeastern University), Ioana Baldini (Research Staff Member at IBM T.J. Watson) and Annie Ying (Manager of Cisco Data Science Lab in Vancouver), as panelists .
10/19: I have joined the the organizing committee of 2020 Women in Computer Vision Workshop. I will be joining Hazel Doughty (PhD student, University of Bristol), Nour Karessli (Data Scientist at Zalando SE), Azadeh Mobasher (Senior Data Scientist, Microsoft), Arsha Nagrani (PhD student, University of Oxford), Boyi Li (PhD Student, Cornell University), Carianne Martinez (Sandia national Laboratories) and Kathryn Leonard (Professor, Computer Science, Occidental College).
10/19: I gave a talk on ‘Exploring ML Model Interpretability using tf-explain’ at PyLadies Vancouver.
9/19: I have joined the organizing committee of 2019 Women in Machine Learning Workshop.
3/19: I was the workshop facilitator for Global Diversity CFP day, Vancouver. You can read about the attendee experience here.
8/18: I am the founding organizer of Women in Machine Learning and Data Science chapter of Vancouver.
5/18: I will be mentoring the robotics team in the AI4ALL program at Simon Fraser University.