News & Upcoming Events

News & Upcoming Events

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07/27/2020

Controlling Bias in Artificial Intelligence

New website and resources from our <A+> Advisory Board members Elisa Celis and Nisheeth Vishnoi of Yale University. With special work on Debiasing Data, Ranking, Classification, Online Advertising, Data Summarization, Polarization and Multiwinner Voting.

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News and Events

07/03/2020

<A+> Alliance named Global Leader for Generation Equality’s Action Coalition: Technology and Innovation for Gender Equality!

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.

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05/19/2020

The <A+ Global Directory> for AI, Democracy & Women’s Rights

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.

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Awards

04/28/2020

<A+> Alliance is proud to be recognised as one of Fast Company's 2020 World Changing Ideas in AI & Data!

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.

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04/14/2020

Advisory Board Member Nuria Oliver is newly appointed high commissioner for artificial intelligence in Valencia, Spain is leading a COVID-19 response

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.

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04/14/2020

Advisory Board Member Francesca Bria new head of Italian Innovation Fund is leading a COVID-19 response in Italy.

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!

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Events

04/14/2020

Advisory Board Members Elisa Celis and Nisheeth Vishnoi of Yale University institute

Virtual ‘Coffee Break’ series with their Computation and Society Initiative

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Events

03/02/2020

Beijing +25 at CSW64

*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.

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03/02/2020

Briefing with EU Delegation 11 March

*COVID-19 CANCELLED <Decoding Gender Equality: <A+> for Inclusive Algorithms>

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03/02/2020

Public Event <Decoding Gender Equality> 12 March NGO CSW

*COVID-19 CANCELLED. <Coding Gender Equality> The <A+> Alliance For Inclusive Algorithms

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03/02/2020

2020 WSIS Nomination in International & Regional Cooperation

Thank you for voting for the <A+> Alliance for the 2020 WSIS Prize International & Regional Cooperation category!

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01/21/2020

We’ve been nominated! Vote at the 2020 WSIS Prizes

We are asking for your support to tackle gender bias in algorithms and place a vote for the <A+> Alliance for this 2020 WSIS Prize.

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01/21/2020

Board member Nuria Oliver at the World Economic Forum

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.

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01/21/2020

Nisheeth Vishnoi named Fellow, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

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.

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Events

11/21/2019

Private briefing at Internet Governance Forum Berlin 2019

Calling Data Scientists & Social Scientists

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11/21/2019

Launch of <A+> Alliance at Internet Governance Forum Berlin 2019

Join us for the launch of <A+> Alliance for Inclusive Algorithms.

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11/19/2019

AI for equality - Deep talk

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11/19/2019

Should you trust what AI says?

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11/19/2019

MozFest – Coding Gender Equality: <A+>

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10/08/2019

Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day, October 8th! And the official launch of the <A+> Alliance website!

In this post you will find resources to share.

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10/08/2019

We Shape Our Tools, Thereafter Our Tools Shape Us.

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.

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