Expert Vlogging Series 1.0: How to put AI ethics into practice? | Merve Hickok, Founder,

This is the AI Policy Exchange Expert Vlogging Series featuring vlogs from our technical/policy experts addressing some of the hardest questions confronting the governance of artificially intelligent technologies.

In each AI Policy Exchange Expert Vlogging Series, we ask all our technical/policy experts a common question. Experts respond to the question through short, illuminating vlogs sent to us. We then upload these vlogs to our YouTube channel and also post them on our website.

We posed the following question to our experts as part of our AI Policy Exchange Expert Vlogging Series 1.0: How to put AI ethics into practice? 

This question arose from findings by public policy and ethics researchers claiming that AI ethics principles & guidelines proposed by various public bodies and private groups in their current form likely have a negligible effect on the safe development, deployment, and use of artificially intelligent technologies.

Watch our second vlog as part of the AI Policy Exchange Expert Vlogging Series 1.0 made by Merve Hickok below.

Merve joined AI Policy Exchange as a technical/policy expert later last month. Merve is the Founder of and Lighthouse Career Consulting. She has over 15 years of senior level experience in Fortune 100 companies (Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Marriott Corporation), working on diversity recruitment & empowerment, sales, HR Tech and privacy, and numerous projects spanning 20+ countries. Merve currently works at a Nevada-based social enterprise (High Sierra Industries) focused on learning systems for individuals with intellectual disabilities. She is also a member of the board of directors for Northern Nevada International Center (University of Nevada-Reno) and Management Committee member for Sierra Club Toiyabe Chapter. She volunteers for a number of organizations working on community empowerment and AI literacy. Merve’s current work through lectures, speaking engagements and her website on AI & ethics and bias is focused on elevating the conversation and increasing the public knowledge on the impact of AI and automated decision-making systems in our lives and working for oversight, transparency or accountability.

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