Timnit Gebru is a research scientist in the Ethical AI team at Google and cofounder of Black in AI a community and advocacy forum to increase the presence of Blacks and cross-continental collaborations in the field of artificial intelligence.

Gebru completed her postdoc at Microsoft Research in the Fairness Accountability Transparency and Ethics (FATE) group, where she studied algorithmic bias and the ethical implications underlying any data mining project.

The New York Times and The Economist have recently covered Gebru’s work. Gebru has also discussed the urgency of the “diversity crisis for AI” with MIT Technology Review.

Gebru received her PhD from the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. We invite you to learn more about Timnit Gebru and her research in AI here.

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