Systers Spain

Patricia Pons

Patricia holds a Cum Laude doctorate degree from UPV and is a researcher at the Computer Science Technical Institute in Valencia. She has been awarded the Young Computer Science Researchers Award from SCIE and BBVA in 2019 for her doctoral dissertation, where she studied how to improve human and animal wellbeing through technology. She was awarded a Endeavour Research Fellowship from the Australian Government and has recently been part of the Heidelberg Laureate Forum 2019, where young researchers meet winners of the Turing Awards in Computer Science. She has been a speaker at TEDx, Ignite, and Google Women Techmakers events, and is part of different initiatives to make women in tech visible, such as ACM-W UPV and, since 2016, the ACM-W annual Spanish conference.