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I work to make technology safe and beneficial, focusing on AI and data-heavy technologies.

I am active in three sectors: academia, industry, and non-profit.

My academic work

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I am the Director of the Collaborative AI Responsibility Lab at the University of Pittsburgh, as a postdoctoral associate at the Center of Governance and Markets,

My research focuses on how to help companies, investors, and public administrators engage with AI and data more responsibly.

My most recent completed project was creating a guidebook for responsible AI due diligence.

My industry work

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I work with companies and investors to design and implement responsible AI strategies.

 

For example, I lead AI ethics efforts at Bria.ai. I design and oversee the implementation of the company's responsible AI strategy.

I was VP of Responsible AI at AIRL. I developed frameworks for implementing AI ethics.

My non-profit work

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I advocate and promote AI ethics.

At Women in AI, I am the AI Ethics Implementation Lead (US branch, Ethics&Culture team). My main project is spearheading a global responsible AI hackathon.

At MKAI, I am a Specialist Advisor for AI Ethics. My main project is supporting developing countries on responsible AI issues.

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My Background:

My work in AI ethics in the last year and a half, after my PhD, includes winning three grants, working with 11 organizations in various roles, and winning the "best paper award" at the top AI Ethics journal, FAccT.

► I completed a Philosophy postdoc at the world-leading Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh.

 

I earned a PhD in Philosophy at UC BerkeleyMy PhD was about how power dynamics shape research in science and in the discipline of machine learning. I published peer-reviewed papers in top journals, co-edited a book, gave ~50 talks, taught hundreds of students, and won 4 honors and awards for my research and teaching.
 

► I earned an MA in Philosophy and a BSc in Physics and Chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. I won 7 honors and awards for my research and teaching.

► I worked in various tech roles, from QA to VP.

► The phonetic spelling of my name is "rah-VEET doh-THAN". You can hear what it sounds like here.

My partners, sponsors, clients, and audiences include:

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Montreal AI Ethics Institute

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The AI

Responsibility

Lab

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500 Global

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