Bellagio Residents/

Meredith Broussard

July 2023 Cohort

Bellagio Residency: July 2023

Project: “Better AI in Education: Fostering fairness and inclusivity in algorithms used in educational settings”

Meredith Broussard is a renowned data journalist and scholar whose research focuses on artificial intelligence in investigative reporting, with particular interests in AI ethics and using data analysis for social good. Her books include More Than a Glitch: Confronting Race, Gender, and Ability Bias in Tech and Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World. Meredith visited Bellagio in July 2023 to work on a joint project with Cathy O’Neil to explore algorithmic audits for educational systems and develop policy recommendations. She is currently an associate professor at New York University and serves as the research director at the NYU Alliance for Public Interest Technology. Meredith also appeared in the Emmy-nominated documentary, Coded Bias.