Born in Iran and based in Paris, Moojan Asghari is a serial entrepreneur, public speaker, technologist, activist, and a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion. Moojan has founded the global nonprofit Women in AI, an organization across +150 countries with 10,000+ members worldwide, to encourage women to take part in the field of Artificial Intelligence and embrace the opportunities of this technology. She is also the founder of Thousand Eyes On Me, a personal branding and talent development platform for women and minorities, helping them become strong authentic leaders.
Recently she has created Thousand Faces, an exclusive investment club to finance female-led projects through a DAO fund with carbon-negative NFTs and a strong focus on climate and sustainability. She hosts the Thousand Voices Podcast where she interviews top female leaders across the globe to share their inspiring stories. She also teaches AI and Data Foundation for Business at Sciences Po in Paris and coaches individuals on Compassionate Leadership. She has served on the advisory board of ARCEP, UNESCO, Greentech Alliance, and European Parliament on Future of Technologies, Gender Diversity and Inclusion. She co-chaired the Gender Committee at AI4EU, a European Commission-funded project.
Moojan has spoken at over 100 events with over 10K+ attendees in 5 continents. She is fluent in English, French and Persian. Moojan was ranked as Europe’s Top 100 most influential Women in Startups and VC in 2022 by EU-Startups, World’s Most Influential Artificial Intelligence Leaders in 2021 by Blue Yonder, Europe’s Top 50 Most Influential Women in startups and VCs in 2020 by EU-Startups, Top 10 Pioneering Women in AI and Machine Learning by EM360 Tech, and 19 Inspiring Women in AI, Big Data, DS ML by KDnuggets in 2019. Moojan has a bachelor’s in Industrial Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology, and a double degree in Master’s in Management and MSC in Corporate Finance and Banking from EDHEC Business School in France.