WAI Event Operations Manager

WAI Event Operations Manager

We are looking for an organized, insightful, and structured Event Operations Manager for the WAI Operations Team. The volunteer is responsible for organizing and managing our three largest events – the WAI Awards, Summit, and Gala – alongside other team members. You will report to the Head of Commercial and help her plan and manage these large events that bring together our community. This position is perfect for candidates who are at university and want to experience in event management or event professionals who want to support our mission of empowering women in the field of AI.

Who we are​

Women in AI (WAI) is a nonprofit do-tank working towards inclusive AI that benefits global society. We are a community-driven initiative bringing empowerment, knowledge, and active collaboration via education, research, events, and blogging. At Women in AI, we empower women and minorities to become AI & Data experts, innovators, and leaders. We encourage ethical applications and responsible use of artificial intelligence. WAI was founded in 2016 in Paris, France, by Dr. Hanan Salam, Caroline Lair, and Moojan Asghari. What initially started with a small Facebook group has grown into a powerful community with more than 10.000 members (and counting) in 140 countries. The WAI NL team comprises 26 volunteers (and growing) who want to support our mission to make AI inclusive. Our team is working on mentorship programs, a youth activation program, an inclusive talent fair, and accelerator programs. 

What’s in it for you?

  • Become part of an experienced and fun female power team, with diverse international background and skills.
  • You will gain valuable knowledge about AI, which can be helpful in a variety of future positions.
  • You will have the chance to connect with people and organizations, which can open professional opportunities for your future development.
  • You will learn how to create effective strategies for nonprofits.
  • You will gain an understanding of the challenges and issues faced by women in the community, and learn how to support them through the NGO’s work.
  • Join regular team social events and expand your network, while having fun with likeminded people. 
Job Category: Operations
Job Type: Volunteer
Job Location: Remote

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