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2022

North America

Award Ceremony on May 13, 2022!

Sponsors

Wai Awards North America will be proudly presented in May 2022 by the generous support of the sponsors, who came forward to celebrate women AI professionals across US, Canada and Mexico. 

Strategic Partner

 

 

 







Gender Equality in Tech (GET) Cities  is an initiative designed to accelerate the representation and leadership of women, trans and non-binary people in tech through the development of inclusive tech hubs across the United States. A thriving tech economy will only exist when all of the talent in our workforce is engaged and has the opportunity to advance. We believe that national change can be accelerated when we start at the local level. Together, we can GET there. Now in Chicago, the DC Metro Area, and Miami, GET Cities will leverage collaboration across its national ecosystem of city hubs to drive positive social and economic change.

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AI for Humanity Partner

 

 

 




F​ounded by Professor Yoshua Bengio of the University of Montreal, Mila in a Montreal-based AI research institute that brings together nearly 900 researchers specializing in machine learning. Mila's mission is to be a global hub for scientific advances that inspire innovation and development of AI for the benefit of all. Mila is a non-profit organization recognized worldwide for its significant contributions to the field of deep learning, particularly in language modeling, machine translation, object recognition, and generative models. 

Award Sponsor

 

 

 



​One of Canada’s three centres of AI excellence as part of the Pan-Canadian AI Strategy, Amii (the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute) is an Alberta-based non-profit institute that supports world-leading research in artificial intelligence and machine learning and translates scientific advancement into industry adoption. Amii grows AI capabilities through advancing leading-edge research, delivering exceptional educational offerings and providing business advice – all with the goal of building in-house AI capabilities. For more information, visit amii.ca.

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Gold Sponsor

 

 

 





 

Topcoder is a community where you can connect, earn, and learn. We are competitive in nature and nurturing at our core. We connect incredibly talented individuals across the globe with customers who have tough problems to solve. As an open talent platform, Topcoder offers competitive programming, coding competitions, freelance gigs, along with learning and reskilling opportunities. Customers include Adobe, BT, Comcast, Google, Harvard, Land O’Lakes, Microsoft, NASA, SpaceNet, T-Mobile, US Department of Energy, Zurich Insurance, and more.

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Gold Sponsor

 

 

 




Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Paravision® is a team of experts in computer vision and machine learning. We are dedicated to delivering mission-critical technology that excels at accuracy, offers robust performance, provides superior levels of security, and can be deployed in any environment.

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Bronze Sponsor

 

 

 


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Media Partner

 

 

 



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IVOW, Intelligent Voices of Wisdom empower our clients to combine representative data and storytelling to build more culturally-aware AI solutions.

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Would you like to support Wai Awards NA 2022?
 
  • Demonstrate your commitment to  supporting women as essential stakeholders in the development of emerging technologies, from data scientists to business leaders. 

  • Support global and international programs around gender balance. 

  • Facilitate a deeper conversation and common language between entrepreneurs, academia, industry and government.

  • Engage and network with +500 industry, government and academic leaders and influencers, investors, founders, AI thought leaders, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs.