Women in Data Science One-Day Workshop at IUST – Kashmir Reader
Awantipora: A one-day workshop on Women in Data Science was organized today by the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Islamic University of Science and Technology. The workshop, which was attended by students, scholars and faculty members from the computer science and computer engineering departments, was organized by the Centre’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Development Cell.
The event was chaired by Dr Parvez A Mir (Director, CIED) and coordinated by Dr Rumaan Bashir (Coordinator, WEDC). Resource persons for the workshop were Aamir Khan (Head AI operations, TripAI), Maleeha S. Koul (Data scientist IBM), Umar Showkat (Data Analyst) and Fahyeem ul Nisa (Data Scientist).
Khan spoke about artificial intelligence and machine learning in the travel industry and career opportunities in the industry. He said, “Like the dynamic pricing engine that helps set the price based on market behavior and demand, there are several areas of data science where students can plan their projects.” He encouraged students to hone their skills, gain more knowledge and develop the right attitude to succeed as an entrepreneur.”
Koul spoke about the prospects and challenges in the field of artificial intelligence and data science. She shared information about several tools such as programming languages, development tools, open source libraries and development platforms that students can use to improve their skills and hone their skills as scientists and analysts of data.
Speaking about the objective of the workshop, Dr. Mir said, “CIED is committed to developing an ecosystem for the promotion of entrepreneurial culture in Kashmir and this workshop aimed to raise awareness among students about career opportunities in science. Datas”. He said CIED will also sign a memorandum of understanding with US-based TripIA, which will help train data science students on a regular basis. Welcoming the speakers, Dr. Rumaan Bashir said that women entrepreneurs can inspire young women to break stereotypes and take on challenging missions”. The workshop was also attended by Dr Shayika Nasreen and Dr Ruheela Hassan (members of WEDC).