Prof Sarah Pink and Prof Flora Salim

Prof Flora Salim and Prof Sarah Pink recognised at Women in AI Awards 2022

Author Loren Dela Cruz
Date 31 March 2022

Congratulations to ADM+S researchers Prof Flora Salim and Prof Sarah Pink who were both recognised at the Women in AI Awards 2022 Australia – New Zealand, held this evening at a gala dinner at the National Gallery of Victoria.

Associate Investigator Prof Flora Salim is the recipient of the AI in Defence and Intelligence Award. Prof Salim said “I am thrilled and honoured to receive this award. This highlights our efforts into advancing AI and machine learning techniques for sensor data. I’d like to acknowledge my students, postdocs, collaborators, and mentors. I hope we can inspire more women to join us towards solving difficult AI problems that matter.”

Chief Investigator Prof Sarah Pink was a top 3 finalist in the AI in Innovation award category. “For me, the Women in AI nomination acknowledges and endorses the value and importance of the expertise and commitment of women social scientists in AI. The Women in AI initiative plays an essential role in making our work visible to a wider community and in showing women how careers in AI are accessible,” said Prof Pink.

The award winners and finalists were selected based 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 Women in AI Awards honour, recognise and celebrate the achievements of Australian and New Zealand female innovators in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). By celebrating the work of nominees and finalists, the Women in AI Awards ensure women are supported to thrive in AI and inspire more women and girls to enter the field.