Dr. Abeba Birhane on AI Ethics

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 12:00to13:30

Virtual/ Online Event with Professional Live Captions in English)

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About the speaker: Abeba Birhane is a cognitive scientist researching human behaviour, social systems, and responsible and ethical Artificial Intelligence (AI). Her interdisciplinary research explores various broad themes in embodied cognitive science, machine learning, complexity science, and theories of decoloniality. Her work includes audits of computational models and large scale datasets. Birhane is a Senior Fellow in Trustworthy AI at Mozilla Foundation and an Adjunct Assistant professor at the school of computer science, University College Dublin.

This event is part of the 5th Season of the Feminist and Accessible Publishing and Communications Technologies Speaker and Workshop Series, organized by Dr. Alex Ketchum.

Our series was made possible thanks to our sponsors: SSHRC, the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (IGSF), the DIGS Lab, Milieux, Initiative for Indigenous Futures, MILA, Dean of Arts Grant, ReQEF, and more (see our website!) This event is specifically co-sponsored by the Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Human Nature and Technology.

There is no fee required to attend this event. We will provide professional captions in english.

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