Women in AI is a series of comprehensive profiles from Amelia that recognizes and highlights the powerful work being done by women who are adopting and promoting AI technologies in their companies and organizations. These executives are at the forefront of the AI-enabled revolution, propelling their businesses forward and creating massive change across industries.
Learn the stories of these dynamic, multi-dimensional leaders and understand their journeys, in the hope that sharing these stories will open the door for more women to pursue careers in STEM and shrink the industry’s gender gap.
Debra Sherrill CGI
“My advice is don’t be scared; if there is a wall, speak up and break it down.”
Women of Unisys
The women of Unisys each draw upon their education, early careers, and the wisdom of mentors to encourage young men and women to consider a career in technology.
Rema Algunaibet Saudi Aramco
"The world empowers women. It is time for us to believe in ourselves and pursue the fields that we are passionate about. Take a step forward and the world will recognize you.”
Nishat Hashem HN Holdings B.V. and HNH Solutions
“Live and breathe STEM because, at the end of the day, it is who we are — how we operate and what we can be. Find that connection between a career in STEM and your everyday life.”
Silvie Spreeuwenberg LibRT and Simacan B.V.
"If you don’t understand a system, then you don’t know when to update it if the environment changes. The human is in constant control and must remain responsible.”
Virginie Mathivet TeamWork
“Young kids are surprised by everything, and everything is wonderful to do, and I want to emulate that feeling in my job.”
Sarah Boukhris-Escandon Fortune 500 financial services company
“There’s a stigma and it’s intimidating. Giving girls that confidence earlier on, identifying that passion and interest, then they know they can do it. That’s really important.”
Dr. Angela L. Walker Franklin Des Moines University
“We don’t want to build for today, we want to build for the future – that’s the transformative vision for Des Moines University.”
Priyanka Parmar Amelia, an IPsoft Company
"[AI is an] art guided by human imagination that can go in the direction you want it to go.”
Lisa Paulsson Marginalen Bank
“It was a real eye-opener, realizing what tech can do as an enabler and building block for our democracy, and to empower individuals.”
Raagini Chadha Acronotics
“Don’t let anyone discourage you from trying something new. And ignore the gender stereotypes.”
Elsa M. Cabral LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services
“I like to influence change at scale with populations of people, so this seemed like a great fit.”
Kate Arthur Kids Code Jeunesse
“AI has the ability to solve massive global problems, from climate change to health, and it’s our kids who need to be equipped with the tools and skills to solve them.”
Ann Sung Ruckstuhl Unisys
“I enjoy challenges, without them life is boring. So, I wanted to make myself very uncomfortable.”
Amanda Amaral TD
"…[it’s] not where I had expected I'd land... but it has been an exciting ride and now I can't picture myself anywhere else. Innovation, robots, and machine learning – what's not to love?”