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Earlier this year, inspired by Kimberlé Crenshaw @sandylocks we revised the mission for Women in AI Ethics initiative and our annual event on August 27 reflects our intersectional approach to #inclusion #algorithmicjustice #WAIE2020 Details below (1/x) drive.google.com/file/d/1LySkVQ… Image
Join us on Thursday, August 27 for an inspiring day of 20+ sessions w/ discussions, lightning talks on the current state of diversity + ethics in AI and take meaningful action for progress #WAIE2020 (2/x) #WomeninAIEthics #100BrilliantWomeninAIEthics eventbrite.com/e/women-in-ai-… Image
Buse Çetin @BuseCett will share her experience in the WAIE community, and her powerful personal journey. She will also share highlights on the unique challenges in AI Ethics around the world and women working in this space. (3/x) #WAIE2020 eventbrite.com/e/women-in-ai-… Image
In our regional spotlight on Africa, Dr.Dina Machuve will share her humble beginnings in AI, introduce us to other brilliant Black women trailblazers, and share her impactful work in sustainable agriculture. (4/x) #WAIE2020 #BlackWomeninAIEthics eventbrite.com/e/women-in-ai-… Image
Join me for a virtual fireside chat w/ Sr. Research Scientist and Scholar Dr.Timnit Gebru @timnitGebru on her seminal work in uncovering racial bias in automated facial analysis algorithms “Gender Shades" and racial power dynamics (5/x) #WAIE2020 eventbrite.com/e/women-in-ai-… Image
In May 2020, number of English biographies reached 18% on Wikipedia but only 33 women from #100BrilliantWomeninAIEthics have pages. Join Volha Litvinets @volhalitvinets in her quest to increase our representation and how to get involved (6/x) #WAIE2020 eventbrite.com/e/women-in-ai-… Image
With 100+ participants in over 20 countries, the global AI Ethics mentoring program is designed to support women and non-binary folks during these challenging times. Get the inside scoop on this program and how you can get involved (7/x) #WAIE2020 eventbrite.com/e/women-in-ai-…
Don't miss this talk by Dr.Alex Hanna @alexhanna Research Scientist, Ethical AI at Google Research as she discusses intersection of gender and AI, how AI harms trans, gender-nonconforming people, and what we - AI workers can do about it (8/x) #WAIE2020 eventbrite.com/e/women-in-ai-… Image
In her talk, Data Scientist Ayodele Odubela @DataSciBae will walk us through ways to build diverse data teams, share best practices to foster anti-racist work environment and build equity through team building. (9/x) #WAIE2020 #BlackWomeninAIEthics eventbrite.com/e/women-in-ai-… Image
In their panel discussion, experts Debra Ruh @debraruh + Chhavi Chauhan @chhavic + Ayushi Tandon @AyushiTandon will discuss challenges and limitations associated with applying AI without engaging with diversity and situatedness of data. (10/x) #WAIE2020 eventbrite.com/e/women-in-ai-… Image
In our spotlight on Latin America, Paz Peña and Yadira Sanchez @Yadira @yadira_sz will discuss the current state of AI in research, social justice and digital sectors in Latin America. (11/x) #WAIE2020 eventbrite.com/e/women-in-ai-… Image
Join us for an eye-opening discussion w/ Anthropologist and Author “Ghost Work”, Mary L. Gray @marylgray on the vast invisible human workforce that powers services delivered by tech companies and makes AI seem “smart” (12/x) #WAIE2020 eventbrite.com/e/women-in-ai-… Image
This powerful session w/ Merve Hickok @HickokMerve and @Branka2Panic reflects on the intersection of AI ethics and humanitarian innovation; Highlights risks of AI/ML, algorithms, and related technologies to refugee rights and protection (13/x) #WAIE2020 eventbrite.com/e/women-in-ai-… Image
Suzanne Kite and Dr. Melanie Cheung will discuss their contributions to a recently published position paper about the importance of Indigenous ethics in guiding ethical decision making for Artificial Intelligence (14/x) #WAIE2020 eventbrite.com/e/women-in-ai-… Image

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