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Designing for Algorithmic Justice

Governance for More Just Futures

Sat, Mar 20, 2:00PM

Next-Generation Professional Practice

This Next-Generation Masterclass explores the impact of techno-solutionsim on justice. AI ethicist and data activist, Renée Cummings examines the emerging tensions in the use of AI and leads participants in an examination of ethical, diverse, equitable and inclusive approaches to AI design and deployment. Tools for reducing bias, discrimination, and systemic racism in algorithmic justice solutions are explored.

Benefits of Participating in this Masterclass:

  • Understand the key drivers of how racial justice, social justice, and design justice intersect with data ethics
  • Learn new and emergent practices on how to design for and create equitable data systems
  • Gain deeper understanding of the intersections between data science and other fields to inform professional and academic pathways toward specialising in more responsible technology.

*IMPORTANT NOTE: Members of Future Law Collaborative (including those who registered for FLVS2020 as Negotiators and Masters) get FREE access to this series of Masterclasses as one of the membership benefits and do not have to register through Eventbrite to be granted the access.

Renee Cummings

(Founder of Urban AI)

Renee is a criminologist, criminal psychologist, therapeutic jurisprudence specialist, AI ethicist and the historic first Data Activist in Residence, at the School of Data Science, University of Virginia. She is also a community scholar at Columbia University. Advocating for more diverse, equitable, and inclusive AI, she is on the frontline of ethical AI, generating real time responses to many of the consequences of AI. Renée also specializes in AI for social good, justice-oriented AI, social justice in AI policy and governance, and using AI to save lives. A thought-leader, motivational speaker, and mentor, Renée is an articulate, dynamic, and passionate speaker who has mastered the art of creative storytelling and deconstructing complex topics into critical everyday conversations that inform and inspire.