AI4EU Café: “Accelerating AI for Women”


the AI4EU Cafe is proud to present live the Speaker

Sheila Beladinejad

(Global Head of Partnerships for Women in AI)


with her talk on:

“Accelerating AI for Women”

on October 7th at 3 pm.

What is her talk about: How do we address the disparity of women in artificial intelligence from an educational and entrepreneurship perspective?

Short CV: 

I am the founder and CEO of O Canada Tech. I have 20+ years of experience in Software Engineering with a special interest and expertise in Artificial Intelligence evaluation. I help Private Equity firms going through the merger and acquisition process by providing technical due diligence assessments of the target companies’ software infrastructure. Additionally, I work with executive management teams of technology companies to define and execute strategic roadmaps for digital transformation and adoption of AI. I am the Global Head of Partnerships for Women in AI & the Ambassador of Munich. I also have an advisory role for Greentech Alliance non-profit organization.


Past Experience

As a software engineer with a degree in industrial engineering and over 20 years of experience, I have worked on major initiatives in the telecommunication industry responsible for launching new products and services on the technical side from end-to-end, such as 4G migration, RCS solution, and Billing software. Additionally, I have worked on multi-million acquisitions in Europe, Canada, and the United States conducting technical due diligence, assessing the technical architecture, IT infrastructure, and agility of the target companies. Furthermore, I work with C-level executives of companies to define and execute strategic plans for Digital Transformation, Cloud Migration, next-gen Architecture, and adoption of Artificial Intelligence. My experience spans many industries such as Telecom, Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Education. In recent years I have worked in Industry 4.0 related projects with a focus on IoT and Artificial Intelligence.


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My name is Carmen Mac Williams and I am the Director of the company Grassroots Arts. We are a partner in the European AI4EU project.

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