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Women in Robotics at DCVC

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Let's enjoy a Monday evening at DCVC, with rockstar women in robotics from Vicarious AI and Kindred.ai

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Join us at DCVC's newest office for an evening of keynotes and lively discussion with Women in Robotics, featuring rockstar women leaders from DCVC portfolio companies Vicarious AI and Kindred.ai.

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Keynotes:

Eyrun Eyjolfsdottir, PhD | Computervision Lead, Vicarious AI

Eyrun works on 3D reconstruction and data augmentation for training robot perception systems at Vicarious. She completed her PhD at the California Institute of Technology, where she worked with Pietro Perona and David Anderson on automated analysis of fruit fly behavior.

Nan (Stephanie) Rong, PhD | Robotics Lead, Vicarious AI

Nan leads a robotics team at Vicarious AI, which she joined in 2016 after her postdoc at Cornell. She obtained her PhD in Computer Science with Dr. Joe Halpern at Cornell University, where her work focused on enabling machines to automatically learn new actions that they weren’t aware of previously.

Brianna Swanson | Head of People Operations, Kindred.ai

Brianna runs People Operations at Kindred and previously ran HR and technical recruiting at a number of firms and agencies. She has unique visibility into the challenges and wins of recruiting women in the AI and robotics space.

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Andra Keay, Managing Director of Silicon Valley Robotics and founder of Women in Robotics, will MC the event, with an intro from Kelly Chen, Partner at DCVC.

DCVC (Data Collective) backs early stage entrepreneurs applying deep tech to transform giant industries. From rockets to robots, molecular manufacturing to microbes, and applied AI to autonomous systems, our investments have created tens of billions of dollars of value while solving some of the world’s hardest and most pressing challenges. For more information: https://www.dcvc.com/

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