WAI finalists announced

Wednesday, 09 March, 2022

WAI finalists announced

Finalists have been announced for the 2022 Women in AI Awards, which honour, recognise and celebrate the achievements of Australian and New Zealand women in the field of AI across 14 categories.

Finalists are judged on innovation, leadership and inspiring potential, global potential and impact, and ability for the AI solution to do good for the community and citizens.

Winners will be announced at the invite-only WAI Awards 2022 Gala Dinner at the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne on 31 March. Two additional awards will also be announced on the night — the Australia-New Zealand WAI Innovator of the Year and the new WAI Trailblazer Award.

This year’s finalists are:

AI In Health
Helen Frazer
Rachel Kelly
Sonika Tyagi

AI in Mining
Angela Rodrigues
Chelsea Gray
Eun-Jung Holden

AI in Law
Jeannie Marie Paterson
Kobi Leins
Ramona Vijeyarasa

AI in Finance
Anna Leontjeva
Marina Goche
Ying Yang

AI in Agribusiness
Aruna Kolluru
Mahla Nejati
Melanie Zeppel

AI in Cyber Security
Elena Sitnikova
Ganna Pogrebna
Kristen Moore

AI in Defence & Intelligence
Flora Salim
Rachel Horne
Zena Assaad

AI in Infrastructure
Adriana-Simona Mihaita
Georgia Higgins
Rose Skandari

AI in Manufacturing
Cori Stewart
Melinda Hodkiewicz
Shubha Bhat

AI in Innovation
Denis Bauer
Karin Verspoor
Sarah Pink

AI in Education
Gelareh Mohammadi
Karla Taboada
Sandy Heldsinger

AI in Sport
Elisa Koch
Rochelle Eime
Stefanie Zollmann

AI in Climate
Camille Goldstone-Henry
Olivia Sackett
Yun Sing Koh

AI in Creative Industries
Angie Abdilla
Caroline Pegram
Nina Rajcic

Best of luck to all of this year’s finalists.

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