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The DataConnect team is excited to announce our second Start-Up Showcase event, hosted at this year's DataConnect Conference in Columbus, Ohio. The event will bring together early-stage companies to showcase their innovative ideas, field questions from VCs, and increase exposure. The Start-Up Showcase on July 11th will attract aspiring entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts to highlight the latest trends and cutting edge-technologies in the data science and analytics ecosystem.
DataConnect is focused on providing growth opportunities for women in the field by increasing visibility to the individuals making an impact in the space, providing our conference as platform for them to lead the conversation, and supporting their success in communicating their expertise and experiences in their craft. Participating start-ups must have a woman founder, co-founder or c-suite level team member.
Sadie St Lawrence is the Principle of SSL Innovations & Founder and CEO of Women in Data. Women in Data is an international non-profit organization with representation in 55 countries and a community fo 40,000+ data leaders, practitioners, and citizens. Women in Data has been named a Top 50 Leading Company of the Year.
Prior to founding SSL Innovations and Women in Data, Sadie worked in data science and AI strategy, consulting for healthcare, high tech, and government organizations. She has trained over 450,000 people in data science, along with developing multiple programs in machine learning
Sadie has been awarded Top 30 Women in AI (2022), Top 10 Most Admired Businesswomen to Watch in 2023, Top 21 Influencer in Data (2021), Top 30 Most Inspiring Women in AI (2021) and is the recipient of the Outstanding Service Award from UC Davis (2019).
In addition, Sadie serves on multiple start-up and nonprofit boards, and is the host of the Data Bytes podcast.