- You might have heard about this recent court case involving Deliveroo. The court (Tribunale del Lavoro) found that Frank, the algorithm used to assign rides to the company’s riders, was discriminatory. Full info here. Really worth taking a look as this ruling set an important precedent.
- Michelle Lee who talked about fairness at an event we hosted in the Autumn invites you to take part in this survey. Great if you can contribute!
As part of her PhD, she has developed a risk assessment questionnaire to identify the potential sources of unintended, unfair biases throughout a machine learning model development lifecycle. I’m currently validating the questionnaire with industry practitioners to assess its usability. If you have any interest in ML fairness and ethics, she would love for you to see the questionnaire and contribute your thoughts and feedback.
- Join WaiACCELERATE, a historical program designed and supported by women for women and led by WAI Germany!
WaiACCELERATE is open to women from all professional backgrounds; prior technical knowledge is not required. High motivation and commitment to learn are the key requirements. Info here, and the application form can be accessed here.
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