Poet of Code

Dr. Joy Buolamwini

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Dr. Joy Buolamwini is the founder of the Algorithmic Justice League, an award-winning researcher, and poet of code. Dr. Joy is the author of the national best-selling book, Unmasking AI: My Mission to Protect What is Human in a World of Machines. She advises world leaders, policymakers, and executives on redressing algorithmic harms. Her work is featured in global exhibitions and the documentary Coded Bias available on Netflix. Publications including TIME Magazine and New York Times carry her writing.

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“Fighting for algorithmic justice is my calling.”

After the experience of coding in a white mask to have her face detected by a machine, Joy started the Algorithmic Justice League to push for more equitable and accountable AI.

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