About Us

About Re*connectt

Re*connectt is a tunisian association based in France that aims to:

  • Contribute to bridge the North-South digital disparities.

  • Boost Women in Technology in South Mediterranean countries: AI, Fintech, IT, Quantum tech, Industry 4.0, green tech, Biotech, Nanotech, Agrotech,.

  • Leverage Scholars, leaders and Talents in South Mediterranean countries.

  • Promote a dialogue and partnership North-South in new technologies.

  • Promote South-South partnerships in new technologies.

About Women in Data Science (WiDS)

The Women in Data Science (WiDS) initiative aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and to support women in the field. WiDS started as a one-day technical conference at Stanford in November 2015. Five years later, WiDS is a global movement that includes a number of worldwide initiatives:

  • A conference with 150+ regional events worldwide in more than 60 countries, reaching 100,000 participants annually.

  • A datathon, encouraging participants to hone their skills using a social impact challenge.

  • A podcast series, featuring data science leaders from around the world talking about their work, their journeys, and lessons learned along the way.

  • An education outreach program to encourage secondary school students to consider careers in data science, artificial intelligence (AI), and related fields.

  • A workshop series to build your data science skills, inspiring women and girls with role model instructors.


Dr. Sami Ayari

Expert in IT organisation & Data at BNP Paribas

Founder and president of Re*connectt Association

Selsabil Gaied

AI and Data Senior Manager at IBM Interactive

WiDS Ambassador