Women in Data Science (WiDS) Belgium was established in 2023 as an independent chapter of the global WiDS movement. Our founding member, Setareh Tasdighian, participated in WiDS Zürich for two years as a mentor and as a member of the organizing committee. The positive spirit and soulful work of that experience inspired her to bring the same movement to Belgium.

Our Mission & Vision

Our mission is to empower and inspire women in data science, promoting their leadership and advancing their careers in this dynamic field. We believe that by creating a supportive and inclusive environment, we can unlock the full potential of women data scientists and contribute to a more balanced and equitable representation in the industry.

Furthermore, we envision a future where women are equally represented and valued in the data science landscape, making significant contributions to shaping the world through data-driven insights and innovation.

Our Goals

To achieve our mission and vision, we are committed to pursuing the following goals:

  • Building a community of women in data science through networking events, workshops, and mentorship programs.
  • Promoting diversity and inclusion in the data science community by advocating for equal opportunities and challenging stereotypes.
  • Inspiring and educating everyone interested in data science by showing outstanding work from women.

Join Us

We invite you to join us in our mission to inspire and empower women in data science. You can support us by following us on social media, sponsoring or participating in our conference, or joining the ambassador team to organize the next event. As a leader you can encourage your team members to attend or speak at our events.


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