Women in AI Finland

We were happy to host the launching event for Women in AI Finland at our DAIN Studios Helsinki.

Women in AI Finland

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Women in AI Finland on March 8, 2022

Women in AI is an international community to actively change the role of women and minorities in AI.
At the launching event of Women in AI Finland we got inspired by great stories from four speakers who told about their individual journeys in how they built careers as women in the AI field.


17.30 Welcome and launch of Women in AI Finland | Eija-Leena Koponen, Ambassador
17.40 Keynote, Laura Ruotsalainen, FCAI
17.50 Keynote, Ulla Kruhse-Lehtonen, Dain Studios
18.00 Keynote, Meeri Haataja, Saidot
18.10 Panel discussion
18.40 Socializing either IRL or in the breakout rooms
19.20 Closing the event


Eija-Leena (Eikku) started her journey as Ambassador organising the first Women in AI event in Finland as a side event for SLUSH 2019. She is a Data Scientist working on multiple projects focusing on data, machine learning and explainable AI. Eikku is actively involved in discussions around diversity and inclusion both daily where she works and on social media platforms.

Laura is Associate professor at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Helsinki, HELSUS and FCAI.

Ulla is a co-founder of DAIN Studios, a Finnish-German Data, AI, and Insights consultancy.

Meeri is the CEO and Co-Founder of Saidot, a start-up with a mission for enabling responsible AI ecosystems.

WAi – Women in AI

Participating in the event

Hosted by Women in AI

Women in AI

About Women in AI

Women in AI (WAI) is a nonprofit working towards a gender-inclusive AI that benefits global society. Our mission is to increase female representation and participation in AI. We are a community-driven initiative bringing empowerment, knowledge and active collaboration via education, research, events, and blogging. With over 2500+ members from 90+ countries, and growing, WAI is the first global community of women in AI, embracing diversity and forming an inclusive environment of reflection.

Event Details

Title: Women in AI Finland
Date: March 8, 2022 5:30 pm
– March 8, 2022 7:30 pm
Type: hybrid event
Location: Studio Helsinki

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