Spring/Summer 2020 Invited Talks and Events


  • MD4SG: 4th Workshop on Mechanism Design for Social Good. August, 2020.
  • NIH: National Institue of Nursing Research. August, 2020.
  • WiDS: WiDS @ NYC Conference (keynote). August, 2020.
  • OLA: Ontario Library Association: Digital Odyssey. August, 2020.
  • X4D: Virtual Seminar Series. August, 2020
  • Simons: Workshop on Algorithm Design, Law, and Policy (keynote). July, 2020.
  • Aspen Institute: Using Tech for Social Good. July, 2020.
  • Microsoft Faculty Summit: Frontiers in Machine Learning. July, 2020.
  • EC: Highlights Beyond EC. July, 2020.
  • ICML: Workshop on Participatory Approaches in Machine Learning (PAML). July, 2020.
  • MGGG: Graphs and Networks Workshop. July, 2020.
  • Chicago: Department of Mathematics. July, 2020.
  • Stanford: SMASH. July, 2020.
  • DSA: Tutorial on MD4SG @ Data Science Africa. July, 2020.
  • Harvard: SEAS NEXUS. May, 2020.
  • MIT: EECS Special Seminar. March, 2020.
  • Princeton: CS & CITP Colloquium. March, 2020.
  • UW: CS Colloquium. March, 2020.
  • GaTech: SCS Seminar. February, 2020.
  • UC Berkeley: EECS Seminar. February, 2020.
  • AAAI: long oral presentation. February, 2020.
  • Stanford: CS and MS&E Seminar. February, 2020.
  • Columbia: CS Colloquium. January, 2020.
  • Northeastern: Special Seminar. January, 2020.

  • Selected Previous Talks and Events


  • NeurIPS: Joint Workshop on AI for Social Good. December, 2019.
  • NeurIPS: Machine Learning for the Developing World. December, 2019.
  • NeurIPS: Black in AI. December, 2019.
  • Harvard: CS Colloquium. December, 2019.
  • AAAI Fall Symposium: Human-Centered AI Symposium (keynote). November, 2019.
  • Harvard Kennedy School: Reimagening Black Youth-Led Technologies Symposium. November, 2019.
  • Harvard Law School: Project on Law and Applied Neuroscience. October, 2019.
  • MIT: MIT ToC Colloquium. October, 2019.
  • Georgetown: Development Seminar. October, 2019.
  • NYU: Math & Democracy Seminar. October, 2019.
  • NIH: ACD Working Group on AI. October, 2019.
  • National Academies of Sciences: Workshop on Human Rights and Digital Technologies. September, 2019.
  • MIT Tech. Review: EmTech 2019 (35 under 35 honoree). September, 2019.
  • DeepMind: DeepMind Summit. September, 2019.
  • Rutgers: AI, Justice, and Workforce Development. September, 2019.
  • Harvard: Big Data Conference. August, 2019
  • MD4SG @ COMPASS: MD4SG @ COMPASS. July, 2019.
  • INFORMS Healthcare: Using Machine Learning to Improve Healthcare. July, 2019.
  • MD4SG: 3rd Workshop on Mechanism Design for Social Good. June, 2019. (Program Co-chair)
  • Marketplace Innovation: Workshop on Marketplace Innovation. June, 2019.
  • PLSC: Privacy Law Scholars Conference. May, 2019.
  • CCC: Workshop on Economics and Fairness. May, 2019.
  • NBER: Machine Learning for Health care. May, 2019.
  • Cornell: SCAN Seminar Series. May, 2019.
  • Brown: Computing for Social Good Series. April, 2019.
  • Y Combinator: invited participant for YC 120 (invited participant). April, 2019.
  • University of Michigan: MISC Seminar Series. April, 2019.
  • Georgia Tech: Data Science for Social Good Workshop. April, 2019.
  • Cornell Tech: Behavioral Economics for Tech. March, 2019.
  • Rockefeller Foundation: special talk. March, 2019.
  • MIT Tech. Review: EmTech Digital. March, 2019.
  • NIH: NIAID Workshop on Statistical Challenges and Opportunities in HIV/AIDS Research. March, 2019.
  • Columbia: Department of Computer Science. March, 2019.
  • Univ. of Maryland, College Park: Inclusion Seminar Series. March, 2019.
  • Johns Hopkins: CLSP Seminar Series. March, 2019.
  • Ashoka U: Ashoka U Exchange. February, 2019.
  • Stanford: RAIN Seminar Series. February, 2019.
  • Berkeley: AFOG Seminar Series. February, 2019.
  • Bloomberg: honoree at the Bloomberg 50 2018 event. December, 2018.
  • NeurIPS: 2nd Black in AI Workshop (program co-chair). December, 2018.
  • Cornell Tech: What counts? Stories of Race, Technology, and the Planet. December, 2018.
  • CMU: AI Seminar Series. December, 2018.
  • University of Pittsburgh: Visiting Scholar Series. December, 2018.
  • Cornell: CS Colloquium. November, 2018.
  • Interview: I was interviewed for Tilted: A Lean In Podcast about AI and gender bias. [Link]
  • MD4SG: we hosted the 1st talk in our MD4SG Colloquium Series with Prof Canice Prendergast. [Video]
  • TEDx: I gave a TEDx talk on AI and society in September. [Link]
  • Talk: I spoke at the Artificial Intelligence and Journalism Symposium at the University of Syracuse in October. [Link]
  • Talk: I spoke at the Education in the 21st century Symposium on AI at the University of Ottowa in October. [Link]
  • Talk: I gave a talk at in the Department of Computer Science at Stony Brook University in September.
  • Interview: I was featured in a podcast episode on AI for Good by Element AI. [Link]
  • UN: I spoke at the World Youth Skills Day at the UN in July. [Link]
  • FAT*: I served on the Program Committee for the ACM FAT* Conference. [Link]
  • EC: I co-chaired the 2nd MD4SG workshop at EC '18. [Link]
  • MD4SG: Our report on the 1st MD4SG workshop is up on SIGecom exchanges. [PDF]
  • MoMA: I gave an invited talk at the Museum of Modern Art. [Link]
  • UN: I spoke at a CSW62 event at the AU Permanent Mission to the UN. [Link]