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Responding to Coded Bias: Black Women Interrogating AI

March 17, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Coded Bias, an acclaimed documentary exploring the fallout of MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini’s discovery of racial bias in facial recognition algorithms, will be screened during the Mozilla Festival. Afterwhich, Deborah Raji, who is featured in the film, will engage a panel of technologists in discussing critical themes highlighted in the documentary, including technology-based discrimination around race and gender, representation, intersectionality and civic engagement.

This event is part of an ongoing lecture series “The Future is Intersectional: Black Women Interrogating Technology,” organized by the Spelman College Center of Excellence for Minority Women in STEM, in collaboration with the Atlanta University Center Data Science Initiative, UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry and Mozilla.