Empowering the leaders of tomorrow.

Artificial intelligence is providing one of the greatest opportunities our world has ever seen.

At this moment, we have the chance to ensure its development is in safe hands for the future.

Women in AI seeks to address the bias and gender disparity that exists today while guiding young women in their AI careers for tomorrow.

Our heart

The Young Women Leaders in AI Program.

With initial funding by the Australian Government’s Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship (WISE) program, Young Women Leaders in AI brings together Australia’s brightest young women in a community of education, mentorship and opportunity in the field of AI. A 12-month program, participants will emerge as confident innovators in the technology industry. Applications are open to women aged 16 – 26.


Planned for Sept/Oct 2020 - dates to be confirmed!
Our top priority is the well being of our participants, partners and organisers. We have been carefully monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation, and have sought the advice of senior government health officials regarding the appropriate management of large gatherings.

In the interest of ensuring the well being of all our participants, The Young Women Leaders in AI Program Management Committee has made the decision to postpone the 2020 camp until later in the year. This is inline with a number of large events being cancelled or postponed both locally and Internationally (eg. AWS Sydney, Geneva Motor Show, GDC … )

We would like to ask you for your understanding and apologise for any inconveniences caused.

We are actively investigating options for alternative events and activities, and will communicate those details as soon as they are available. This information will also be available on our website

In the meantime, we will continue to engage with our community through our Slack, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn channels.

We look forward to connecting with you all again soon.

Young Women Leaders in AI Program Management Committee

Our why

Right now, we're defining the future.

As a catalyst for changing the way we as humans exist, right now, there is no bigger conversation than artificial intelligence. Its potential for positive application is undeniable, but equally the risks associated with getting it wrong could be disastrous.  

We’re stepping up to help develop, connect and inspire women so they can make their contribution to the future of AI.

Who else

Read about the impacts we have already made

Ruth Pearson from Silverpond wrote: I spent the weekend at Gold Coast University Hospital, Gold Coast, QLD. I was attending the Young Women Leaders in AI Residential as a mentor to a diverse set of amazing women who came to develop their knowledge and skills in the field of AI…

I took part in a careers panel, where I talked about my trajectory to AI via academic physics, and outlined some of the difficulties I’ve faced as a woman in STEM.

Read her full story and others now.


Our AI Curious Podcast Series

We’re talking to Women in AI about their roles in the industry and the problems that they’re solving. 

Our supporters

These organisations get it. And they’re helping us guide the future of women in AI.

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Serena Mou

As a mentor during the 2018 YWLIAI camp, it was an incredible experience to share knowledge with these young ladies and day by day to watch their confidence grow.

Young Women Leaders in AI - Mentor

Deborah Kocak

It’s a great event for anyone to come and try something new. I’d never taken an AI workshop before, so coming here and meeting people that are also not from a tech background is really good and makes you more willing to try it.

Deborah Kocak
Young Women Leaders in AI - 2018 Student
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