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Sheila Tejada

Sheila Tejada

Dr. Sheila Tejada is the Director of the Computing Savvy research group, which she started as a professor at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles. Dr. Tejada teaches courses and performs research applying artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics in education. In 1993 Dr. Tejada received her Bachelor of Science degree in…

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Dr. Temiloluwa Prioleau

Dr. Temiloluwa Prioleau

Comprehensive knowledge about the novel coronavirus is significantly hampered by sparsity and in many cases a complete absence of data about the millions of people who have been affected. To date, there are still many unanswered questions about COVID-19. In this session, Dr. Prioleau will present a research project – C19 Insider Scoop – which…

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Jennifer Anastasoff

Jennifer Anastasoff

Jennifer was a founding member of U.S. Digital Service at the White House and served as Head of People from 2014 until 2017, increasing the team from three to over 200 and created a diverse, cross-functional pipeline of digital talent from around America into our federal government. She focuses on bringing together talent, innovation, and…

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Sabrina Williams

Sabrina Williams

Sabrina Williams is one of the founding engineers at Devoted Health, where she leads the engineering team responsible for clinical operations. Sabrina grew up in Monterey, CA, and attended Stanford University, where she earned a B.A. in Computer Science and a B.S. in Philosophy. After college, Sabrina worked as a software engineer at Hewlett-Packard, where…

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Lisa Gelobter

Lisa Gelobter

Lisa Gelobter is the CEO and Founder of tEQuitable. Using technology to make workplaces more equitable, tEQuitable provides an independent, confidential platform to address issues of bias and discrimination. With 25+ years in the industry and products that have been used by billions of people, Lisa has a deep and proven track record in Tech. She has worked…

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Felecia Hatcher-Pearson

Felecia Hatcher-Pearson

Felecia Hatcher is on a mission to rid communities across the globe of innovation deserts by working with community leaders and government officials to create inclusive and diverse tech/startup ecosystems, that transform communities into magnetic forces for attracting talent, resources and opportunities to thrive within the innovation economy. As an Author, Globally sought after speaker…

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Jewel Burks Solomon

Jewel Burks Solomon

As Head of Google for Startups in the United States, Jewel Burks Solomon works to level the playing field for diverse startup founders and communities by connecting them with the best that Google’s products, skills, and people have to offer. In addition to her role at Google, Jewel is an advocate for representation in and…

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Lori Perine

Lori Perine

As Interpretech’s founder and CEO, Lori A. Perine drives its vision to network people and technology for advancing technological innovation and value creation. Ms. Perine has broad experience in forging strategic partnerships and developing technology initiatives across and within government, industry, academia, and international organizations. She has over 15 years of experience in creating investment…

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Dr. Allison Clark

Dr. Allison Clark

As an African American cisgender female, she recognized the traditional systems and methodologies used to microtarget members of the Black and African American communities failed to provide context for a deeper understanding of the members of these communities. Towards this end, she founded Black & Blu Research, LLC, a boutique research agency specializing in the…

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Dr. Haerin Shin

Dr. Haerin Shin

Dr. Haerin Shin is an Assistant Professor of English at Vanderbilt University where she co-teaches a course on ethics of artificial intelligence.  Her research focuses on ontology and technology, cognitive literary theory, psychoanalytic criticism, cyborg theories, the posthuman, speculative fiction, and Asian American literature. Dr.Shin is currently completing a book entitled Dialectic of Spectrality: A…

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