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Armenia Chapter Launch: Female Leaders in a Data-Driven World

25. 8. 2020 @ 17:30 - 18:30 UTC+4


What is data? Is data science only a concept for data scientists? What role do women play in a data-driven world?

Join us for the launch of our newest chapter: She Loves Data Armenia!

This inaugural event features phenomenal female leaders from diverse backgrounds and industries sharing their career journeys and the impact of data on their lives and professions. Our panelists will explore the relevance of data; how it affects the economy and the power it has to revolutionalize our businesses and communities.

As with all SLD meet-ups, audience participation will be encouraged through an interactive Q&A session. Finally, learn how you can get involved with She Loves Data Armenia, build skills, and embark with other strong Armenian women on your own data journey.


Q. Is it free to join?
A. Yes! Participation is free, but slots are limited, so please register early!

Q. I’m based outside of Singapore. Can I still join?
A. Absolutely! This is an APAC-wide online event. You can join from any part of the world.

Q. Is it only for women?
A. Just like our regular She Loves Data #MeetUp events, this online webinar is open to all professional men and women. #HeLovesData too!

Q. What if something comes up and I need to retract my registration?
A. Please be considerate and let us know if you won’t be able to attend the online meetup a day in advance, so we can offer your place to somebody else.
Contact us and we’ll help you. The email you need is


Loucine Hayes
Loucine Hayes
Director, Open Education @American University of Armenia
Ms. Loucine Hayes is an international development executive and independent consultant with 25 years’ executive experience on four continents in 27 countries.
She has extensive experience in curriculum development, educational program delivery, and the management of rural initiatives. She worked at international NGOs in leadership positions and led large U.S. government agency during period of rapid growth. She has expertise in executive leadership and international development, education and public health, training and teaching, multilateral and bilateral donors, funds and foundations strategic and operational development, budget development, inter-organizational communications, and strong partnerships.
Within the academic setting, she contributed to the establishment of a women’s college in Hail, Saudi Arabia, while at the same time developing curricula and course materials for business English and management courses at that institution. Later, working with World Vision Armenia, she established training and development courses in education, health, business development, and nutrition. Other initiatives include developing short-term courses for housing microfinance, budgeting and financial management, strategic decision-making and negotiations for Habitat for Humanity’s Europe and Central Asia’s regional programs, and as Country Director for Peace Corps Uganda, she redesigned the training and development department and raised funds through Global Education Fund and Feed the Future to develop a literacy lab that provided ongoing teacher training for local teachers throughout the East Africa region.
Ms. Hayes has an MBA from the Edinburgh Business School and Bachelor’s in Foreign Languages from the Yerevan State Linguistic University as well as TEFL/TESL certificate from the University of Utah.
Hasmik Sargsyan Hasmik Sargsyan
Senior Product Manager, Growth & Monetization @PicsArt

Hasmik Sargsyan received her undergraduate degree from Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences and her graduate degree in Political Science from Armenia’s Yerevan State University while gaining professional experience as a Grants Manager at Counterpart International. In 2014, she joined PicsArt, the world’s #1 creative platform and social editing app leading the visual storytelling revolution.

At PicsArt, she quickly grew through dedication, passion, and data-driven results. Today, she is a Senior Product Manager leading monetization and growth efforts. Along with her 30+ and growing team, she ensures PicsArt’s global growth and revenue potential.


Varduhi Yeghiazaryan

Varduhi Yeghiazaryan
Assistant Professor @American University of Armenia

Varduhi Yeghiazaryan joined AUA in 2018. She holds a B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics and Informatics from the Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University (2012), an M. Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Oxford (2013) and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Oxford in 3D medical image segmentation (2018). Her research interests include medical imaging, 3D image analysis, and general-purpose computing on graphics processing units. She teaches courses in Artificial Intelligence, Data Structures and, Algorithms.


Jana Marle Zizkova

Jana Marle Zizkova
CEO and Co-founder @ She Loves Data and Meiro

An avid data and diversity advocate, Jana is Co-founder and CEO at Meiro, a Customer Data Platform company. Jana has 20+ years of experience in business and digital intelligence, data warehousing and data mining, marketing, risk and fraud management. She holds degrees in Computer Science and Systems Architecture from universities in Sweden and the USA. Jana also headed country operations at Estee Lauder, Sybase, SAS and Socialbakers.

A Czech native and Swedish citizen, Jana has been living in Singapore since 2011. In 2015 she started the data consultancy DataDriven Co, and thereafter, the MarTech start-up Meiro. In 2016, Jana co-founded the non-profit movement She Loves Data. Since then over 7,000 women have attended 100+ free data & tech workshops in Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Nigeria, and the USA. She Loves Data was awarded “Best Diversity Initiative 2019” by Women in IT Asia. From 2003-2006 Jana circumnavigated the world on a 38-foot sailboat.





25. 8. 2020
17:30 - 18:30 UTC+4
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