Humanitarian AI Today's host Mia Kossiavelou speaks with leaders, developers and innovators advancing uses of artificial intelligence, machine learning and natural language processing to support the humanitarian community. The series is produced by the Humanitarian AI meetup.com groups in Cambridge, San Francisco, New York City, Toronto, Montreal, London, Paris, Berlin, Geneva, Zurich, Bangalore and Tokyo. The podcast covers the AI for Good field with an emphasis on Humanitarian AI.
Alexa Prize Winners: Jinho Choi, Sarah Fillwock and James Finch from Emory University
Humanitarian AI Today’s guest host Fay Schofield speaks with Jinho Choi, Sarah Fillwock and James Finch from Emory University about “Emora” their team’s Alexa Prize winning socialbot, conversational AI and humanitarian applications of socialbots and emerging digital assistants like Alexa.
Leo Frey with Aktion Deutschland Hilft
Humanitarian AI Today's host Mia Kossiavelou speaks with Leo Frey, Deputy Head of Division at Germany's Relief Coalition (Aktion Deutschland Hilft) about Leo’s work at ADH, crisis response and using technology to improve humanitarian operations.
Steve Hellen from Catholic Relief Services
Humanitarian AI Today's host Mia Kossiavelou speaks with Steve Hellen, Senior Information Technology Director for Field Systems at Catholic Relief Services. Steve helps CRS’ programs worldwide improve their efficacy by incorporating digital tools such as mobile, data analytics, and emerging technologies like AI.
Xoán Fernández García, Social Innovation Consultant
Humanitarian AI Today's host Mia Kossiavelou speaks with Xoán Fernández García, a consultant specializing in social innovation, technology and entrepreneurship for development, sustainability and digital transformation with years of expertise working across Latin America.
Sarah Spencer, Independent Consultant and DFID Civil Servant
Humanitarian AI Today's host Mia Kossiavelou speaks with Sarah Spencer, an independent consultant and Civil Servant with the UK Department for International Development, specializing in social development, conflict related programing and providing guidance on incorporating frontier technologies, AI and machine learning into existing and planned humanitarian programming.
Valentina Pavel from the Ada Lovelace Institute
Humanitarian AI Today's host Mia Kossiavelou speaks with Valentina Pavel, Legal Researcher at the Ada Lovelace Institute about the Institute, a UK-based research and deliberative body working to ensure data and AI work for people and society.
Valentina is leading the Changing Regulations workstream of the Rethinking Data program, a project designed to change the data governance ecosystem by transforming how we talk about data through our narratives, developing people-centered data practice, and envisioning a positive vision for the future of data regulation.
Valentina is a former Mozilla Fellow at Privacy International where she developed the Our Data Future project and she previously worked as a digital rights policy advisor with ApTI Romania, member of the European Digital Rights (EDRi) network.