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How We Got Here – Women in Data and AI

25. 10. 2023 @ 13:30 - 21:00 WIB



#Advanced #Career #Soft_Skills


October 25, 2023 (Wednesday), 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM JKT


Snowflake Cloud has partnered with She Loves Data to bring its first offline executive networking event in Jakarta, with a featured panel discussion on the career journeys of successful women leaders in data and AI.

Join our panelists, Snowflake’s executives, partners and clients as well as She Loves Data’s Jakarta-based partners and community members, as we inspire each other to achieve the dream of having more women co-driving the future of data and AI.

A roundtable and networking session will follow the panel Q & A over light refreshments.

While registration is free, seats are very limited. Register by 23 October 2023. 




JANA MARLE ZIZKOVA, Co-Founder and Volunteering CEO, She Loves Data

Avid data and diversity advocate, Jana headed teams and country operations at Estee Lauder,
Sybase, SAS and Socialbakers.

In 2015 she left the corporate career to start a data consultancy, soon followed by a Singapore based Customer Data Platform (CDP) tech start-up Meiro where she is the CEO. At the same time, Jana co-founded the non-profit global movement She Loves Data.

Since 2016 over 16,000 women have attended 200+ free data & tech workshops, certification programs, and webinars. She Loves Data has chapters in 16 countries on 5 continents. She Loves Data received the 2019 “Diversity Initiative Award in Asia” by Women in IT.

In 2009 & 2010 Jana was named one of the “Top 25 business women” in the Czech Republic and she is featured on the inaugural 2020 “Singapore 100 Women in Tech” list.

Jana is a volunteering mentor of a non-commercial projects for future female leaders MyOdyssey & Women in Business (National University of Singapore) and she collaborates with the European Women on Boards on the C-level program. As someone with passion for uncharted territories Jana circumnavigated the world on a 38ft sailboat between 2003-2005.



JENNIFER BELISSENT, Principal Strategist, Snowflake

Jennifer Belissent recently joined Snowflake as Principal Data Strategist. Jennifer spent the past 12 years at Forrester Research as an internationally recognized expert in data leadership and literacy; best practices in building CoEs; data sharing and the data economy; and data-for-good with applications to climate science, humanitarian assistance, and effective government. Jennifer is widely published and a frequent speaker at business, academic and government events.

Previously, Jennifer held management positions in the Silicon Valley, designed urban policy programs and advised governments in Eastern Europe and Russia, and taught math as a Peace Corps volunteer in Central Africa. Jennifer earned a Ph.D. and an M.A. in political science from Stanford University and a B.A. in econometrics from the University of Virginia. She currently lives in the French Alps, and is an avid alpinist and intrepid world traveler.


NATALIE MEAD, Vice President, Sales Engineering, APJ, Snowflake

Natalie is an experienced customer focused leader with a proven track record in managing and driving IT services growth. Over 20 years of experience in IT technical services including delivery, sales, operations and resource management.


FANLY TANTO, Head of Enterprise, AWS Indonesia

Fanly Tanto joined Amazon Web Services (AWS) in January 2022 and is currently Head of Enterprise at AWS Indonesia. She is passionate in working closely with customers and partners across Indonesian Enterprise as they innovate, scale and transform their businesses with AWS. Fanly carries two decades of experience in the IT industry being partner in transforming Enterprise into Digital Enterprise from various industries. Prior to this role, Fanly was Country Manager of Cloudera Indonesia. She was awarded Data Leader of the Year by Women in IT Awards Asia 2021 and Channel Asia’s Women in ICT Shining Star Award 2021 issue by Channel Asia.



VIRA SHANTY, Co-Founder and Director, Frontera 

Vira pioneered the big data division at OVO as their inaugural Chief Data Officer, overseeing a comprehensive data strategy and implementation. Her role centered on deriving actionable insights, unearthing new revenue streams, and spearheading product innovation through the strategic utilization of organizational data assets and advanced big data technologies. Before her tenure at OVO, Vira dedicated 20 years to Telkomsel, where she helmed the Data Analytics team and previously took on pivotal roles in IT Planning-Business Partnerships, CRM, Billing System, and Middleware implementation. She currently holds the position of CEO at Frontera, a consulting firm specializing in big data strategy and implementation.

Under her leadership at OVO, the team has delivered an unparalleled fully integrated analytics solution landscape that connects to Indonesia’s leading digital payment ecosystem in less than 2 years and ready for monetization.
Her team won several international accolades as a strong testament to their innovation and delivery. They include Informatica World Las Vegas 2018 as Intelligent Disruptor Next Generation Analytics, IDC Indonesia Innovation Award 2018 as Digital Disruptor winner and also won 2 awards at IDC Regional Innovation Award 2018 as Digital Trailblazer and Digital Disruptor winner.


Q. Is it free to join?
A. Yes! Participation is free, but slots are very limited. Also, we will be prioritizing verified partners and active community members, so please register early! Please note that gate passes will only be issued to verified registrants. This is a business networking event.

Q. I’m based outside of Jakarta. Can I still join?
A. As this is a closed door in-person networking event, we can only accommodate Jakarta- based business contacts – verified partners and community members – at this time.

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

Q. Is this an interactive discussion?
A. Definitely interactive! Your thoughts, feedback and questions are most welcome and will be entertained during the live Q&A portions at the end of the panel discussion.

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 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

By registering you understand that the details you provide during the registration process will be collected and used by She Loves Data. Photographs and/or videos may be taken at the event. By taking part in this event you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for publicity and/or marketing purposes. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity materials, social media, and press releases.



Grand Hyatt, Jakarta, Indonesia
Krakatau Room, Grand Hyatt
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She Loves Data
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