The Generation Equality Forum —a global gathering for gender equality, convened by UN Women and co-hosted by the governments of Mexico and France in partnership with civil society— announced the leaders of the Generation Equality Action Coalitions, to achieve gender equality and all women’s and girls’ human rights. The Action Coalitions will deliver concrete and transformative change for women and girls around the world in the coming five years, 2020-2025.
In order to place the urgent of COVID-19 response work firmly in the context of the equally urgent need to create new and better systems and new paradigms, and because now is the time to connect the work feminist researchers and thinkers envision for an inclusive and thriving future, the <A+> Alliance co-led by Ciudadanía Inteligente and [email protected], with Gender at Work supported by the International Development Research Centre IDRC, are launching the <A+ Global Directory> AI for Democracy & Women’s Rights.
We need to activate new norms that include the other 50% of the world population with gender and social equality at the core of algorithms and automated decision-making systems we create. This is even more critical coming out of the economic and health systems COVID-19 crisis we are going through. A healthy democracy depends on social and gender equality, and as the systems of the future are being coded we are working to fix those codes.
Nuria Oliver, high commissioner for artificial intelligence at the regional government office, Generalitat Valenciana, has gathered a team of data experts from the Jaume I University, to track how the public is conforming to the government lockdown order and the typical distances people move every day.
Italy is opening a call for scientists, techies, research organizations & companies that have solutions to help tackle #COVIDー19 effectively. In particular, tools for fast testing and diagnosis; privacy-enhancing contact tracking & monitoring. Submit your health innovation!
Virtual ‘Coffee Break’ series with their Computation and Society Initiative
*COVID-19 CANCELLED. 2020 is a critical year for women’s rights – it will mark 25 years since the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action and 5 years until the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals are to be achieved.
*COVID-19 CANCELLED <Decoding Gender Equality: <A+> for Inclusive Algorithms>
*COVID-19 CANCELLED. <Coding Gender Equality> The <A+> Alliance For Inclusive Algorithms
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We are delighted to share that our <A+> Alliance Advisory Board member Nuria Oliver, will be speaking at this Imagination in Action Summit hosted by MIT Connection Science, TCS and Forbes on 21 January 2020.
We are delighted to share that <A+> Alliance Advisory Board member Professor Nisheeth Vishnoi, Yale University, has been named a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society.
Calling Data Scientists & Social Scientists
Join us for the launch of <A+> Alliance for Inclusive Algorithms.
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The first <A+> Alliance position paper on ‘Artificial Intelligence, Automated Decision-Making & Gender’ from [email protected] Giving a landscape of the scope of the AI bias in Algorithms, the current and potential fixes, and the multilateral advocacy landscape. A strong primer.