CIFAR and OSMO partner to give women training opportunities in AI

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Two Canadian non-profits, OSMO and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), are partnering to launch the AI For Good Summer Lab program, an initiative that provides undergraduate women in STEM fields with exposure to training and networking opportunities in artificial intelligence.

“We will be able to help maintain Canada’s leadership in AI by leading the way in diversity and inclusion.”

The CIFAR-OSMO AI For Good Summer Lab was originally co-founded in 2017 by Angelique Mannella, the founder and CEO of AM Consulting, offering services for corporates, start-ups, and venture capital firms, as well as Doina Precup, a Canada CIFAR AI Chair, professor at McGill University, member of Mila AI institute, and researcher at DeepMind.

 

The program provides a cohort of women from across the country the opportunity to learn about AI. It focuses on innovative approaches to teaching and learning in artificial intelligence, as well as creating valuable insights and industry connections, with an emphasis on making a positive impact on society.

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