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Women in Tech and AI in the Banking and Finance Industry


Feb 28 2024, Wednesday07:00 PM - 10:00 PM (GMT +8:00) Kuala Lumpur, Singapore


32 Carpenter Street, 059911 and Online

, Singapore



The intersection of women in technology (Tech) and artificial intelligence (AI) within the banking industry presents a dynamic landscape of opportunities and challenges. Historically, the tech and banking sectors have been predominantly male-dominated, but efforts to promote diversity and inclusion are gradually reshaping this landscape.

Overall, while progress has been made, there is still much work to be done to achieve gender parity in tech and AI roles within the banking industry. By fostering inclusive workplace cultures, providing opportunities for skill development and career advancement, and addressing systemic barriers, the banking sector can unlock the full potential of women in technology and AI, driving continued innovation and growth in the digital era.


Date: 28 Feb 2024, Wednesday
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (GMT +8:00) Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Location: 32 Carpenter Street, 059911 and Online


Speaker's Profile:

Dr. Carlo Chalhoub MBA, PHd, CEO, Chalhoub Consultancy
Dr. Carlo Chalhoub MBA, PHd

Dr. Carlo Chalhoub’s vision in creating a boutique consultancy firm that offers ethical and sound solutions to clients in a partnership type of relationship where clients financial capabilities are taken into consideration without compromising on the services offered was formed through a long and challenging decade of being in the financial sector, mainly in the private banking, of major banking and financial institutions.

Speaker's Profile:

Dr. Ahmed Oweis PHd, CFA, Consultant and Speaker, Chalhoub Consultancy
Dr. Ahmed Oweis PHd, CFA

Dr. Ahmed Oweis joined Chalhoub Consultancy team as a consultant and trainer in 2018. In addition to his training and consultation expertise in the fields of economics and finance, he has more than 25 years of experience in the fields of academic teaching, central banking, economic and financial research and modelling, as well as economic policy analysis and advising. Dr. Oweis is a senior financial economist and a professor of economics and finance. He is currently an economic expert at one of the GCC central banks.

Moderator's Profile:

Mr Kenneth Tan, Chief AI Officer, Asia AI Association
Mr Kenneth Tan

Kenneth Tan is the Chief AI Officer of Asia AI Association, MyLearnZone's Senior Vice President Of Technology and leads the company's AI and Technology Innovation & Ecosystem Group. Kenneth also serves as the Chairman of AI Digitalization Global Committee.  Kenneth's experience spans 20 years across operations, sales and marketing, training and development, education technology sector. He incorporates and lead initiatives including the introduction of immersive technologies, adaption to AI digitization and disruption, delivery of multiple performance improvement, and transformation programs.

Speaker's Profile:

Ms Elaine Ng, Founder, AI Shophouse
Ms Elaine Ng

Elaine Ng is a career technologist and founder of AI Shophouse, a boutique AI consultancy that focuses on bringing AI to a more diverse audience. After graduating from the University of New South Wales in Sydney with a Computer Science degree, Elaine started her career as a C++ developer, before moving to London, New York, San Francisco and now Singapore. She has worked as a technology director and corporate consultant for companies such as JP Morgan, Standard Chartered Bank, and General Assembly. She specialises in bringing complex technical concepts to diverse audiences, by combining her deep technical knowledge with her exceptional communication skills. Elaine is passionate about technology inclusion, especially in emerging technologies such as AI. She is currently completing a doctorate at Warwick Business School in the UK, focusing on developing methods to enable people of varying levels of technical proficiency to build and adopt human-centred AI products and services.