Women's Forum  Singapore 2024


Ayesha Khanna


Co-Founder and CEO


Dr. Ayesha Khanna is Co-Founder and CEO of Addo, an artificial intelligence (AI) solutions firm. Ayesha was named one of Southeast Asia's groundbreaking female entrepreneurs by Forbes magazine. She is also founder of 21st Century Girls, a charity that teaches girls coding and artificial intelligence. Ayesha has a BA (honours) in Economics from Harvard University, an MS in Operations Research from Columbia University and a PhD in Information Systems and Innovation from the London School of Economics (LSE).

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Change Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 19, 2024
2:45 PM3:30 PM

Misinformation and the potential of AI to tackle fake news

Ayesha KhannaADDO AICo-Founder and CEO
Thanks to its capacity to process enormous quantities of data and recognise patterns and anomalies, Artificial Intelligence is well-positioned to detect fake news and become a leading tool in the fight against propaganda and misinformation online. Given that up to 70% of people may not be able to distinguish real from fake news, what application does AI have in the context of defending gender equality online?