For the second episode in the #RFBreakthrough series, The Rockefeller Foundation hosted a live stream discussion on how we can use artificial intelligence as a force for good during the pandemic and beyond, while also exploring the need for a regulatory framework to ensure its responsible use.
Using the AI+1 Report to kick start the conversation, the panelists discussed how AI can help rebalance and reset the future in a way that addresses current inequities. To bring this conversation to life, speakers highlighted real-life examples from their work and answered questions live from the audience.
- Zia Khan Senior Vice President As Senior Vice President for Innovation, Zia oversees the Foundation’s approach to developing solutions that can have transformative impact on people’s lives, with a focus on innovative finance, data & technology, and science. He writes and speaks frequently on leadership, strategy, and innovation. Zia has served on the World Economic Forum Advisory Council for Social […]
- Mary Gray Senior Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University Mary L. Gray is Senior Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. She also maintains a faculty position in the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering with affiliations in Anthropology and Gender Studies at Indiana University. Mary, an anthropologist and media scholar […]
- Sasha Costanza-Chock Research Scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Senior Research Fellow at the Algorithmic Justice League Sasha Costanza-Chock (they/them or she/her) is a researcher and designer who works to support community-led processes that build shared power, dismantle injustice, and advance ecological survival. Sasha is a Research Scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Senior Research Fellow at the Algorithmic Justice League, and a Faculty Affiliate with the Berkman-Klein Center for […]
- Sonal Shah Founding Executive Director at the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation at Georgetown University Sonal Shah is the Founding Executive Director at the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation at Georgetown University. Shah, an economist and entrepreneur, has spent her career focused on actionable innovation in the public and private sectors. She has worked in government, business, and the nonprofit sectors. Shah has also served as the Deputy […]