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Joy Buolamwini #ALD18 @findingada

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Joy Buolamwini is the founder of the Algorithmic Justice League, a collective that fights the coded gaze, a poet of code, as well as Code4Rights, creator of the Aspire Mirror, activist, CTO for Techturized Inc, artist and scholar. And that’s just the highlights reel. We are so excited to see what else Joy Buolamwini is capable of and creates!

From MIT:

Joy Buolamwini founded and leads the Algorithmic Justice League to fight bias in machine learning. She creates learning experiences to develop social impact technology and writes about inclusive code—incoding . Find her on twitter @jovialjoy and @ajlunited or connect on LinkedIn or Facebook.
Joy is a Rhodes Scholar, a Fulbright Fellow, an Astronaut Scholar, a Google Anita Borg Scholar, and a Carter Center technical consultant recognized as a distinguished volunteer.
Joy piloted the inaugural Rhodes Scholar Service Year to launch Code4Rights which supports youth in creating meaningful technology for their communities in partnership with local organizations.

Read more from MIT, PoetOfCode.com and see more on YouTube



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