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A Conversation in Racial Algorithmic Bias with Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble (Online)
July 16, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-4
* IN COLLABORATION WITH R-LADIES NEW ORLEANS*
We could not be more thrilled to present an opportunity to chat with best-selling author, Dr. Safiya Umjoa Noble on how algorithms, such as those used in Google searches, are racially biased and how they enable racial and gender subjugation.
Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble is an Associate Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the Department of Information Studies where she serves as the Co-Director of the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry. She is the author of a best-selling book on racist and sexist algorithmic bias in commercial search engines, Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism (NYU Press).