Women in AI: Navigating Hurdles and Making a Difference

Session 17 of this month’s tech talk, ‘The Podium,’ explored a compelling topic in the realm of Artificial Intelligence, focusing on “Women in AI – Navigating Hurdles and Making a Difference.” Leading the session were two esteemed experts from our team #atthelab: Dinu Wijayaweera, Associate BA Lead, and Sajani Mayadunne, Data Engineer.


  • Introduction to the field
  • Current Landscape
  • Women in AI – Achievements
  • Challenges
  • Importance of Closing the Gap
  • Women in AI at ADL


  • University Students
  • Software Engineers
  • DevOps Professionals
  • Technology Enthusiasts
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Startup Founders
  • IT Managers

Presented by

Dinu Wijayaweera

Associate BA Lead

Dinu Wijayaweera, an MBA graduate from Anglia Ruskin University, UK, combines a background in ICT with a passion for leveraging technology to address business challenges. Transitioning from a technical writer to a business analyst, she now plays a crucial role at ADL, bringing a wealth of diverse experience and academic achievements to enrich this session.

Sajani Mayadunne

Data Engineer

 Sajani Mayadunne is a Data Engineer at ADL’s Analytics and AI Practice with a BSc in Information Technology with a specialization in Data Science, she brings substantial contributions to the field. Sajani’s dedication and achievements make her an excellent speaker for this session.