Blackness and Technology

This panel will demystify the industry of artificial intelligence and machine learning for advocates of the Black community, describe a vision for trailblazing in this field, and elaborate on how policy makers can control the narrative of AI to empower the Black community rather than entrench systematic oppression.

This panel aims to:

– Inspire Black people to be trailblazers in the field of machine learning and artificial intelligence
– Demystify what “careers in AI and machine learning” means
– Discuss innovative ways to significantly control the narrative of the Black community with respect to machine learning and AI
– Explain the future of work for the Black community, both with and without policy intervention

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