Invent the Future: AI Scholars Program

Invent the Future is a two-week summer enrichment program for Grade 10 and 11 young women at Simon Fraser University's Burnaby campus. During this Artificial Intelligence (AI) Scholars Program, participants will explore the world of AI through team projects, industry field trips, and connecting with mentors and industry experts in a supportive yet challenging environment. Scholars will commute to campus during the program. The 2020 dates are: July 13th – 24th, 2020.

AI4ALL is a non-profit working to increase diversity and inclusion in the field of AI. Simon Fraser University was one of six universities participating in AI4ALL’s official roll out in 2018, and the only one in Canada. Stanford University; Princeton University; University of California, Berkeley; Carnegie Mellon University; and Boston University are the five American schools partnering with AI4ALL.

SFU's Invent the Future Program is hiring!  Download the job description below and apply to join the team as Coordinator in 2020.

"Being in the program exposed me to so many possibilities within the field of AI and computer science and allowed me to realize my own potential. I really enjoyed meeting some of the inspirational women in computer science and connecting with like minded people my age! My interests in the advancing world of technology have since grown exponentially, and I have also been opened up to new opportunities, thanks to the program." -Taylor W., Invent the Future Alumna

“AI is about to make the biggest changes to humanity, and we’re missing a whole generation of diverse technologists and leaders.”

– Fei-Fei Li, Co-Founder of AI4ALL

Photos: Simon Fraser University 2018

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