Welcome to the EDM Council's Women Data Professionals Forum. We are looking forward to an active community and invite you to participate in our forum discussions, contribute to our blog with your thoughts and ideas, attend our calendar of events, and be sure to reach out to connect and network.
Our mission is described below and how we will get there is outlined in our charter posted in our library.
Please browse our webpage and we look forward to your participation, ideas and feedback on how the group can best serve your data career and interests. And of course, join our community.

International Womens Month

Empowering women data professionals worldwide! Join WDP in celebrating the achievements and contributions of women today and every day.

International Womens Month Testimonials 


Forum Mission and Alignment

The Women Data Professionals' mission is to create a community that supports Women in the field of data and assists in their development and promotion to leadership roles. The site will provide background and educational material and is meant to be a place where women and men who are interested in this topic can exchange ideas and network. It will highlight and celebrate the accomplishments of women in the field and will provide information on upcoming events of interest to the community.

Data Management Industry Professional of the Year

We proudly announce that one of our own Women Data Professionals Global Co-Chairs, Dessa Glasser, has been named the  Data Management Industry Professional of the Year by Data Management Insight, from A-Team Group! 

Latest Discussions in Forum

Forum Co-Chairs

Member Spotlight Interview

The Women Data Professionals team was pleased to recently interview Dr. Manuela Veloso. She is the Head of AI Research at J.P. Morgan, and a well-known, award-winning international expert in AI with extensive experience in academia, currently serving as Herbert A. Simon the University Professor Emerita at Carnegie Mellon University. Watch the video interview of Dr. Veloso with WDP members Dr. Salla Franzen and Dr. Archana P. Lamichhane, where they discuss the role of research within business and finance, opportunities for generative AI to complement human expertise, machine learning and machine teaching, and the role of data within the wide realm of AI and knowledge.

Forum Member Spotlight

Dr. Manuela Veloso
Head of AI Research,
J.P. Morgan Chase
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