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This publication represents the work of the entire f<a+i>r network, and ongoing work in Feminist AI. We are grateful to the following people for their contributions.

Published onSep 13, 2021
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This publication represents the work of the entire f<a+i>r network, and ongoing work in Feminist AI. We are grateful to the following people for their contributions:

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Tejumade Afonja based in Lagos, Nigeria is a Co-founder at AI Saturdays Lagos.

Claudio Agosti based in Rome, Italy is a Project Leader at Tracking Exposed.

Carolina Aguerre based in Buenos Aires, Argentina is Senior Research Fellow (2020-21) Centre for Global Cooperation Research GCR21 UDE; Co-Director, Center for Technology and Society (CETYS), Universidad de San Andrés.

Teki Akuetteh-Falconer based in Accra, Ghana is the Founder and Executive Director of Africa Digital Rights Hub.

Reem Al Masri based in Amman, Jordan is a Journalist at 7iber.

Sareeta Amrute based in Seattle, USA is the Director of Research, Principle Researcher at Data & Society Research Institute, and an Associate Professor at the University of Washington.

Deirdre Appel is a Program Manager at Open Data Watch in Washington, D.C, USA.

Renata Avila based in Vis, Croatia, is a Co-Founder of <A+> Alliance and a Race and Technology Fellow at Stanford.

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Heather Barr based in Islamabad, Pakistan is the Acting Co-Director, Women's Rights Division, Human Rights Watch.

Caitlin Bentley based in Sheffield, UK is a Lecturer in AI-enabled Information Systems at the University of Sheffield iSchool; Honorary Fellow and a 3A Institute, Australian National University.

Alex Berryhill based in Vancouver, Canada is Manager of Programs & Partnerships at Ladysmith Collective.

Ana Brandusescu based in Montreal, Canada is a 2019-2021 McConnell Professor of Practice, CIRM, McGill University.

Jenny Brennan based in London, UK is a Researcher at the Ada Lovelace Institute.

Francesca Bria based in Rome, Italy is the President of the Italian National Innovation Fund; Honorary Professor of the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (UCL) and a Senior Adviser at Digital Cities and Digital Rights (UN-Habitat).

Daniella Bonos Caluza based in San Francisco, USA is a Caluza Summer Fellow at Stanford University.

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Elisa Celis based in New Haven, USA is an Assistant Professor of Statistics & Data Science and a Co-founder of the Computation and Society Initiative, Yale University.

Chenai Chair based in Cape Town, South Africa is a Gender & Digital Research Manager at the World Wide Web Foundation and a 2019 Mozilla Tech Policy Fellow.

Nandini Chami based in Bangalore, India is the Deputy Director of IT for Change.

Pyrou Chung based in the Lower Mekong Basin, is a Director of Open Development Initiative-East West Management Institute.

Katie Clancy based in Ottawa, Canada is a Program Officer at IDRC.

Sasha Costanza-Chock based in Boston, USA is an Associate Professor of Civic Media at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Tara Patricia Cookson based in Vancouver, Canada is a Co-founder and Director of Research at Ladysmith Collective, and Assistant Professor of Gender, Development, and Global Public Policy at the University of British Columbia's School of Public Policy and Global Affairs.

Yasodara Cordova based in Boston, USA, is a Member of TikTok's Security Advisory Council of Brazil at TikTok; Ford Foundation Mason Fellow, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, and MC/MPA 2022 Candidate at Harvard Kennedy School.

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Catherine D’Ignazio based in Boston, USA is an Assistant Professor of Urban Science & Planning at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Co-Author, Data Feminism.

Diandra Dillon based in Montego Bay, Jamaica is a Program Associate at Women at the Table and a Masters Candidate in International History & Politics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva.

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Johanna Faliero based in Buenos Aires, Argentina holds a PhD in Personal Data Protection, she is a Professor, Researcher and International Consultant and is the CEO of Faliero Attorneys.

Silvana Fumega based in Buenos Aires, Argentina is a Research & Policy Director of Latin American Open Data Initiative (ILDA).

Helani Galpaya based in Colombo, Sri Lanka is the CEO of LIRNEAsia.

Daniel Gatica-Perez based in Lausanne, Switzerland is a Professor in the School of Engineering & College of Humanities at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne; Director of Digital Humanities Institute and Head of Social Computing, Idiap Research Institute.

Alison Gillwald based in Cape Town, South Africa is the Executive Director of Research ICT Africa and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Cape Town.

Jaime Gutiérrez based in Alajuela, Costa Rica is an Associate Professor of Computer Engineering at Centro Académico de Alajuela Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, and a leader of <A+> Alliance.

Anita Gurumurthy based in Bangalore, India is the Executive Director of IT for Change.

Laura Haylock based in Ottawa, Canada is an Independent Consultant for Gender at Work.

Elonnai Hickok based in Bangalore, India is the Principal Advisor of the Centre for Internet and Society.

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Soraj Hongladarom based in Bangkok, Thailand is the Director, Center for Science, Technology, and Ethics, and a Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts at Chulalongkorn University.

Tigist Hussen based in Cape Town, South Africa is a Project Coordinator and Research Lead at the Association for Progressive Communication.

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Neema Iyer based in Kampala, Uganda is the Founder of Pollicy.

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Mmaki Jantjies based in Cape Town, South Africa is an Associate Professor in Information Systems at the University of the Western Cape.

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David Kelleher based in Ottawa, Canada is a Senior Associate at Gender at Work.

Aminata Buganzi Kinana based in Dar Es-Salaam, Tanzania, is a PhD Candidate International History & Politics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva.

Devangana Khokhar based in Hamburg, Germany is a Data Science Lead at Free Now and an Associate at Outsight International.

Lauren Klein based in Atlanta, USA is an Associate Professor in the Departments of English. and Quantitative Theory & Methods at Emory University and Co-Author of Data Feminism.

Caitlin Kraft-Buchman based in Geneva, Switzerland is the CEO & Founder of Women at the Table and Co-Founder of the <A+> Alliance.

Sofia Kypraiou based in Lausanne, Switzerland is an <A+> Alliance / Women at the Table Tech Fellow and a Data Science Masters Candidate at EPFL.

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Susan Leavy based in Dublin Ireland is an Assistant Professor of Information and Communication at the University College Dublin.

Carina Lopes based in Barcelona, Spain is the Head of Digital Future Society Think Tank, Mobile World Capital Barcelona.

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Abhishek Mandal based in Dublin, Ireland is an <A+> Alliance / Women at the Table Tech Fellow and PhD. Candidate at Dublin City University and University College Dublin.

Judith Mariscal based in Mexico City, Mexico is the Founding Executive Director of Centro Latam Digital.

Carol Miller based in Ottawa, Canada is the Co-Executive Director of Gender at Work.

Irene Misoi based in Nairobi, Kenya is a Projector Coordinator at Afchix and Lecturer in Computer Science and PhD Candidate Mentor at AfChix and Mozilla Fellow (OIE) 2019/2020.

Issa Mahasneh based in Amman, Jordan is an Executive Director of Jordan Open Source Association.

Nyalleng Moorosi based in Accra, Ghana is a Research Software Engineer at Google AI.

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Joyce Nakatumba-Nabende based in Kampala, Uganda is the Head of the AI Lab and Lecturer in the Computer Science Department of Makerere University.

Safiya Noble based in Los Angeles, USA is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry.

Muchiri Nyaggah based in Nairobi, Kenya is the Executive Director of Local Development Research Institute, LDRI.

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Nuria Oliver based in Valencia Spain is an ACM Fellow, EurAI Fellow, IEEE Fellow, Scientific Director, Board member Co-founder of ELLIS.

Mitchel Ondil based in Nairobi, Kenya is Gender and Tech Lead at the Center for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law (CIPIT).

Wuraola Oyewusi based in Nigeria, Lagos is an AI Researcher & Innovation Lead at Data Science Nigeria.

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Amelia Pittman based in Washington, DC, USA is a Data Visualization and Design Manager at Open Data Watch.

Barbara Poblete based in Santiago, Chile is Assistant Professor of Data Science and Machine Learning, Universidad de Chile Santiago.

Irene Poetranto based in Toronto, is Senior Researcher, Citizen Lab, University of Toronto.

Namrata Primlani based in Newcastle, UK is a Marie Curie Research Fellow at Northumbria University.

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Paola Ricaurte Quijano based in Mexico City, Mexico is a Co-founder of Tierra Común; an Associate Professor at Tecnológico de Monterrey, and a Faculty Associate at Berkman Klein for Internet & Society.

Nagla Rizk based in Cairo, Egypt is a Professor of Economics and Founding Director of Access to Knowledge for Development Center; American University in Cairo and Faculty Associate at Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.

Pamela Robinson based in Toronto, Canada is a Professor and Director for the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Ryerson University.

Isaac Rutenberg based in Nairobi, Kenya is a Senior Lecturer and Director of the Center for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law (CIPIT) at Strathmore Law School.

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Nanjira Sambuli based in Nairobi, Kenya is a Tech Public Policy and Global Governance Analyst.

Sofia Scasserra based in Buenos Aires, Argentina is the Director for Observatory of AI Social Impacts - UNTREF.

Raya Sharbain based in Amman, Jordan is a Program Coordinator for Jordan Open Source Association.

Raesetje Sefala based in Montreal, Canada is a Research Intern at MILA and co-founder of Women in Computational Science Research.

Gbenga Sesan based in Lagos, Nigeria is the Executive Director of Paradigm Initiative.

Ruhiya Seward based in Amman, Jordan is a Senior Program officer at IDRC.

Araba Sey based in Cape Town, South Africa is the Principal Researcher of Research ICT Africa.

Marwa Sharafeldin based in Cairo, Egypt is a Senior Expert, Capacity Building, Outreach & MENA region, Musawah.

Kathleen Siminyu based in Kilifi, Kenya is a Kiswahili ML Fellow for Mozilla Foundation.

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Ambika Tandon based in New Delhi, India is a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Internet and Society.

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Mariana Valente based in São Paulo, Brazil is the Director of Internetlab and Professor of Insper University.

Christiaan Van Veen based in New York, USA is the Director of Digital Welfare State and Human Rights Project for Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at New York University.

Joana Varon based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is the Executive Directress of Coding Rights; Tech and Human Rights Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Jamila Venturini based in São Paulo, Brazil is a Regional Coordinator for Derechos Digitales.

Paola Villarreal based in Mexico City, Mexico is the Former Head of Data Science at Mexico’s National Council for Science and Technology.

Nisheeth Vishnoi based in New Haven, USA is a Professor of Computer Science, and Co-founder of the Computation and Society Initiative at Yale University.

Khairil Yusof based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is the Coordinator of the Sinar Project.

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