Nkonde conducts qualitative research on the impact AI Technologies have on Black communities.
Advancing Racial Literacy in Tech May 2019
While working as an advisor Nkonde was involved in the introduction of the following bills to the House of Representatives:
Algorithmic Accountability Act, 2019
Deep Fakes Accountability Act, 2019
No Biometric Barriers in Housing Act, 2019
She writes widely on race and AI. You can find her work in the following outlets.
Mutale Nkonde is the Founding Executive Director of AI For the People (AIFTP) a non-profit that uses popular culture to educate Black communities about the civil rights implications of the integration of AI systems into public life.
Prior to this, she worked in AI Governance and was part of the team that introduced the Algorithmic and Deep Fakes Algorithmic Acts, as well as the No Biometric Barriers in Housing Act during her time as a policy advisor. She is currently a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center of Internet & Society at Harvard University.
She speaks about
Women, Race and Technology
Black communities and online disinformation
Disinformation during 2020
Please the following attribution when quoting Mutale Nkonde in the press
Mutale Nkonde, Executive Director AI for the People & fellow Berkman Klein Center, Harvard University
WANT TO SEE HER PAST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS?
Mutale Nkonde will be speaking at the following events:
17th Black Enterprise TCX Tech Event
18th EmTech, MIT Technology Review, Cambridge, MA
21st Annual Conference University of Frankfurt, Germany
18th Decoded Future Conference New York City
29th University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2nd Blackish in 2020 Launch, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
5th The Social Power of Immersive AI Story Telling, MIT Documentary Lab
AI Radical Futures, Keynote A More Just Technology, Hamburg, Germany
17th Information Architecture Conference, Key Note, New Orleans, LA
Ms. Nkonde is a seasoned speaker and discusses AI, Race and Governance across the globe.
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Afrotectopia AI for Black Future, New York City
Moderator on a panel on AI, Race and Policy at the CODE 2040 Summit, San Francisco
Panelist on a discussion on AI Governance, AI NOW, New York City
AI for Human Rights, Columbia Law School, New York City
Luncheon Speaker, Center of Internet and Policy, Princeton University
Past International Engagements
AI Traps, gave a keynote on AI and Discrimination, Berlin, Germany
Discussions on AI, panelist, Toronto Public Library, Canada
AI Can Be Racist, panelist, University of Toronto