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Meet Featured ACM Distinguished Speaker Athena Vakali

Athena Vakali is Professor of the Informatics Department at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, where she leads the Data and Web Science Research Lab. Athena has served as Program Chair for the IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence since 2019. She is a founding member of the Greek ACM-W Chapter and a mentor of the AUTH ACM-W Student Chapter at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. For more information on Athena, please visit her DSP speaker information page and read her People of ACM interview.

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