Expert Vlogging Series 1.0: How to put AI ethics into practice? | Renée Cummings, Founder & CEO, Urban AI LLC and East Coast Lead, Women in AI Ethics (WAIE)

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 third vlog as part of the AI Policy Exchange Expert Vlogging Series 1.0 made by Renée Cummings below.

Renée joined AI Policy Exchange as a technical/policy expert later last month. Renée is Founder & CEO, Urban AI LLC and East Coast Lead, Women in AI Ethics (WAIE). Renée is a criminologist and a highly respected AI ethicist. She’s also a community scholar at Columbia University and just executed a groundbreaking move as part of a team of global AI ethicists in developing the first examination to certify data scientists as Ethical Emerging Technologists. Advocating for more diverse, equitable and inclusive AI, she’s on the frontline of ethical AI, generating real time responses to many of the unintentional consequences of AI. Renée, the East Coast Lead for Women in AI Ethics (WAIE), also specializes in AI for social good, justice-oriented AI design, social justice in AI policy and governance, and using AI to save lives. Renée is also committed to using AI to empower and transform communities, helping governments and organizations navigate the AI landscape, and developing future AI leaders.

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