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Keynote Interview on AI Ethics and Global Contexts with Sabelo Mhlambi

February 26, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


February 26, 2021, 12 pm EST

Keynote Interview on AI Ethics and Global Contexts with Sabelo Mhlambi

Moderator: Mukti Mangharam (Associate Professor, English)
Sabelo Mhlambi (Carr Center for Human Rights Policy; Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society) in a Keynote Conversation with Alex Guerrero (Philosophy, Rutgers) and Matthew Stone (Computer Science, Rutgers)


Sabelo Mhlambi, Technology and Human Rights Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Fellow, Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

Sabelo Mhlambi is a computer scientist and researcher whose work focuses on the ethical implications of technology in the developing world, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa, along with the creation of tools to make Artificial Intelligence more accessible and inclusive to underrepresented communities. His research centers on examining the risks and opportunities of AI in the developing world, and in the use of indigenous ethical models as a framework for creating a more humane and equitable internet. His current technical projects include the creation of Natural Language Processing models for African languages, alternative design of web-platforms for decentralizing data and an open-source library for offline networks.

Optional Reading: “From Rationality to Relationality: Ubuntu as an Ethical and Human Rights Framework for Artificial Intelligence Governance


February 26, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Event Category:


Critical AI