Girl Trouble: Breaking Through The Bias in AI
8 March 2021, 15:00 - 17:30, Online (Zoom)
Latifa Mohammed Al-Abdul Karim, Assistant Professor, College of Computer and Information Science, King Saud University, Former Artificial Intelligence Advisor, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Saudi Arabia
Latifa is a member of the Shura Council (Saudi Parliament), Assistant Professor of Computer Science at King Saud University, and a visiting researcher at the University of Liverpool. She has joined the WEF as a member in the Global Future Council on Artificial Intelligence for Humanity to focus on technically-oriented solutions for issues of AI fairness. She has worked as Artificial intelligence Advisor to the Saudi Government, leading the national strategic direction of AI and AI governance. She was a member in the UNESCO expert group for the recommendation on the ethics of AI. She is a member in the IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems and Athena SWAN, a charter for empowering women in science, technology, engineering and maths. She has been selected as one of 100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics for 2020, and one of the women defining the 21st century AI movement in Forbes list.