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New WiBD Chapter at JSS Academy of Technical Education

New WiBD Chapter at JSS Academy of Technical Education

By Nathravathi B.

Vidya and Lakshmi

WiBD, India, in collaboration with Department of ISE and the Department of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, launched the Women in Big Data (WiBD) Student Chapter at JSS Academy of Technical Education, Department of Information Science and Engineering, Benguluru, India. The chapter will provide a forum for JSS students for deeper collaboration with industry through its flagship programs.

The MoU signing ceremony for the WiBD India Foundation was organized by the Department of Information Science and Engineering and Department of CSE (AI&ML) JSSATEB on August 23, 2022. The event commemorated the 107th Jayanthi Celebration of RajaGuruTilaka Dr. Sri. Shivaratri Rajendra Mahaswamiji and the silver jubilee celebration of JSS Academy of Technical Education Bangalore. The session was chaired by Ms. Sowmya Moni (Co-Director, WiBD India), Dr. Bhimasen Soragaon (Principal), Dr. D.V. Ashoka (Head of the Department of ISE), and Dr. Anil B.C. (Head, CSE, AI & ML). The key coordinators from the school were Dr. Netravathi. B (Associate Professor, Department of Information Science and Engineering), and  Dr. Nagashree. S (Assistant Professor, Department of Information Science and Engineering).

Shravathi. A,  fourth-semester ISE student, served as the master of ceremony, and Dr. Nethravathi. B, associate professor, Dept. of ISE, welcomed all the dignitaries. Dr. D.V. Ashoka delivered a short speech about JSSATEB and the ISE department. Dr. Bhimasen Soragaon delivered the presidential address, and Sowmya Moni gave an overview of WiBD.

Mrs. Nagashree.S. Assistant Professor, Department of ISE, introduced the student executive committee. Sowmya provided badges to all executive committee members, and Dr. Anil.B.C delivered closing remarks.

Student committee members include:

  • Shravanthi A. – President.
  • Divya S.P – Vice President.
  • Anagha – Secretary.
  • Shreya Panda – Treasurer.
  • Nitya Hegde and Sinchana D – Graphic Designers.
  • Vishnu B.V – Social Media Representative.
  • Sharath S Rao, Rakshith R and Namartha Prakash – Public Relation Managers.

Sowmya Moni delivered a talk on basics of Big Data & Analytics and covered various industry applications of Big Data, and vast career opportunities in Big Data and Analytics.

Finally, a thank you note was delivered by Dr. Netravathi. B, Associate Professor ISE Department JSSATEB.

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