Samantha Kappagoda was invited to speak at the University of Toronto annual Next Steps Conference on January 26, 2019. She spoke on a panel entitled Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The Next Steps Conference offers University of Toronto students and recent graduates with insights into professional development, career growth and network building in various areas and sectors.
Samantha Kappagoda Joined the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Committee at the University of Toronto
Samantha Kappagoda was invited to join the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Committee at the University of Toronto in January 2019. The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship at the University of Toronto offers an unparalleled opportunity for outstanding international students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, creativity and leadership. The scholarship is named for Lester B.
Samantha Kappagoda was invited to speak at the University of Toronto, on November 14, 2018. She was the sole presenter and discussed her career path and her experience in developing analytics, addressing an audience of alumni and current students. Samantha Kappagoda is Chief Economist and Co-Founder of Risk Economics. She earned an M.A. in Economics
Samantha Kappagoda and David K.A. Mordecai were invited to participate as judges at NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s Fifteenth Annual Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) Competition, which ran from November 8-11, 2018 at MetroTech Center in Brooklyn, NY. Academic entrants of all levels, from Post-Doctoral fellows and Ph.D. Candidates to high school students took part
Samantha Kappagoda and David K.A. Mordecai were Invited to Participate in CSIS Roundtable Series on Artificial Intelligence and National Security Applications
Ms. Samantha Kappagoda and Dr. David K.A. Mordecai were invited to participate in a series of closed senior-level roundtable strategy and policy discussions regarding Artificial Intelligence (AI) and applications to national security. The sessions were hosted by Center for Strategic and International Studies on April 18, June 20, and July 25, 2018, at its Washington,
David K.A. Mordecai participated in Demo Day 2018 for FinTech Innovation Lab (FTIL) on June 21, 2018, as Scientist-in-Residence for FTIL. FTIL is an accelerator platform for early and growth stage technology firms, organized by the Partnership Fund for New York City, in conjunction with Accenture and a consortium of venture capital firms and global financial