The Australian Data Science Network has finalised plans for a special Women in Data Science (WiDS) event. The event will take place on International Women’s Day (IWD) and feature 25 HDRs and ECRs from nine universities and five other organisations.


Event timings:

  • 12pm to 5pm AEDT – Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra
  • 11:30 am to 4:30 pm ACDT – Adelaide
  • 11 am to 4 pm AEST – Brisbane
  • 9 am to 2 pm AWDT – Perth


  • Morenikeji Deborah Akinlotan: Research Fellow, QUT Centre for Data Science
  • Shibani Antonette: Lecturer, University of Technology Sydney
  • Susan Benson: Research Associate, Curtin University
  • Adriana-Eufrosina Bora: PhD Candidate, QUT Centre for Data Science
  • Rose Crocker: Quantitative Decision Scientist, Australian Institute of Marine Science
  • Khue-Dung (KD) Dang: Lecturer, The University of Melbourne
  • Anurika De Silva: Biostatistician, The University of Melbourne
  • Dakshi Kapugama Geeganage: Data Specialist, Queensland Children’s Hospital
  • Isabelle Greco: Master’s Student, UNSW
  • Cynthia Huang: PhD Candidate at Monash University
  • Farzana Jahan: Lecturer, Murdoch University
  • Anna Kalenkova: Lecturer, The University of Adelaide
  • Abir (Abby) Khazaal: PhD candidate, UNSW School of Biotechnology & Biomolecular Sciences (BABS), UNSW Data Science Hub (uDASH)
  • Catherine Kim: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, QUT
  • Aline Kunnel: Biostatistician, South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute
  • Jessica Leung: Lecturer, Monash University
  • Patricia Menéndez: Senior Lecturer, Monash University
  • Sahani Pathiraja: Lecturer, UNSW Data Science Hub
  • Eve Slavich: Statistical Consultant, UNSW
  • Amy Stringer: Computational Biologist, WearOptimo
  • Firouzeh Taghikhah: Lecturer, Sydney University
  • Anikó Tóth: Research Fellow, UNSW Data Science Hub
  • Sarah Vollert: PhD Candidate, QUT Centre for Data Science
  • Xiaoqian Wang: Research Fellow, Monash University
  • Rushani Wijesuriya: Research Officer, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
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