Women in Data Science Pittsburgh @CMU

April 4 - 6, 2019


April 4-6, 2019

April 4: Data Science in the Finance Industry—
             Trends and Opportunities

6:00-8:30pm, panel starting at 7:00pm
CMU Master's in Computational Finance
55 Broad St, 5th Floor, New York, NY (across from the NY Stock Exchange)
Livestream to Posner 160 at Pittsburgh CMU Campus

April 5: Avenue Four Analytics Opening Networking Reception

5:30-7:30pm, The Yard Shadyside
736 Bellefonte St, Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Cohosted by the Pittsburgh useR Group and the
Pittsburgh Women in Machine Learning and Data Science.

April 6: WiDS Technical Conference

9:00am-5:00pm, Baker Hall, Giant Eagle Auditorium
4909 Frew St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Download the WiDS technical conference schedule.

Panel Speakers

Sameena Shah Managing Director, Head of Data Science,
S&P Global Ratings

Sherry MarcusManaging Director, Co-head,
BlackRock AI Labs

Lisa SchirfFormer Chief Operating Officer, Data Strategies Group and AI Research,

Claudia Perlich Senior Data Scientist,
Two Sigma

Panel speaker bios   ➡

Conference Speakers

Rebecca W Doerge Glen de Vries Dean of the Mellon College of Science Professor of Statistics & Data Science and Biological Sciences,
Carnegie Mellon University

Aarti Singh Associate Professor of Machine Learning,
Carnegie Mellon University

Anita WoolleyTepper School of Business,
Carnegie Mellon University

Seema S LakdawalaMicrobiology and Molecular Genetics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Rhiannon WeaverData Scientist,

Molly SteensonSenior Associate Dean for Research,
College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon
K&L Gates Associate Professor in Ethics and Computational Technologies
Associate Professor, School of Design

Suyin Wang Data and Operations Research Scientist,
Principal Financial

Katharina Ley BestAssociate Research Department Director, Engineering and Applied Sciences Department
Operations Researcher,

Curren KatzDirector of Data Science R&D,
Enterprise Analytics,
Highmark Health

Conference abstracts and bios   ➡


Data Science in the Finance Industry -
Trends and Opportunities

  • Register to attend the FREE panel on April 4 from 6:00-8:30pm (food and beverages from 6:00-7:00pm, panel begins at 7:00pm) at one of the below locations:
      —MSCF New York campus
         55 Broad Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY
      —Livestream to Posner 160 at Pittsburgh CMU Campus
Panel Registration

WiDS Technical Conference

  • Free for high school students (ID required)

  • $25 for undergraduate/graduate students (ID required)
    Some student scholarships available. Inquire at rnugent@andrew.cmu.edu.
  • $75 for non-students on or before March 25

  • $100 after March 25

Conference Registration

Information about resume submission will be
emailed out to registered attendees.

Register as a sponsor