Garett Achieng – Mauritius Digital Career Fairs


Garett Achieng

Writer, researcher and storyteller

Garnett Achieng’ is a writer, researcher and storyteller. She is interested in research on online Gender-Based Violence, content moderation and African online cultures. She is also a Data & Digital Rights Researcher at Pollicy


Main Stage – Day 1
November 10, 2021
4:20 pm

A Gender and Ethics Perspective on Artificial Intelligence in Africa

10 November
Time:  4:20 pm - 4:50 pm
Speaker:  Garett Achieng

As human existence revolves more and more around technology, and the distinction between offline and online spheres of life continue to blur, it is only appropriate to consider the ramifications of creating disruptive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), with the potential to change the way the world operates.

In this session, we will examine existing AI applications on the continent, factors driving and hindering AI innovation, and ethical concerns surrounding the impact of AI on women in the African context.

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