Congratulations to Dr Thushari Atapattu from the Language Technology for Social Good (LT4SG) group who has been confirmed as a finalist in the Women in AI Awards for Australia and New Zealand.
There are 11 categories in the Women in AI Awards , covering different sectors and applications of AI (e.g. Health, Defence, Mining, Cyber Security etc), and Dr Atapattu is one of 3 finalists in the ‘AI in Education’ category.
Each of the 11 award categories 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. The winner within each category, to be announced at the Gala Dinner, will also be eligible for the Grand Award: 2021 Australia-New Zealand Innovator of the Year. The Gala Dinner will be held this year on 26 March 2021 at the Sydney Museum of Contemporary Art, and is hosted by multi-award-winning STEM journalist and Science and Technology Editor for NITV, Rae Johnston.
Congratulations again to Dr Atapattu for her achievement and wish her luck at the Gala dinner!
Read more about Dr Atapattu’s here.