IN HER WORDS NYT 2020-2021

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Timnit Gebru

Google

Senior Research Scientist

Presentation

Timnit Gebru is a research scientist at Google co-leading the ethical Artificial Intelligence (AI) team. An alumna of Stanford University where she earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering, she also earned her PhD from Stanford’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, studying computer vision under Professor Fei-Fei Li. Her thesis examines data mining large scale publicly available images for sociological insights as well as resulting computer vision problems. As a post-doc at Microsoft Research New York City in the FATE (Fairness, Accountability, Transparency, and Ethics) in AI group, she studied algorithmic bias and the ethical implications underlying data mining

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