In this webinar, Diya Wynn, the first AI/ML Ethicist at Amazon Web Services, will help us navigate this new technology with open eyes. We’ll explore its potential, while also weighing its risks. We’ll discuss how AI/ML has impacted us already and what we should be aware of in the future.
Diya has worked in technology for 25 years building, operating, delivering and leading in early and growth-stage companies. She has a passion for developing current and emerging leaders; promoting STEM to the underrepresented; and driving diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). After spending years in technology-focused roles and separately pursuing passion projects in DEI, she now has the perfect role marrying the best of both worlds as the first AI/ML Ethicist at Amazon Web Services. In this capacity, she is responsible for defining strategy and standards to guide consultants and customers in building diverse teams to drive AI initiatives, elevate potential areas of bias and risk to reduce unintended impacts often affecting marginalized communities.
In addition to her work in technology, she is an Ambassador for Inclusion & Diversity and a pioneer in the company leading the Women in Professional Services, an affinity group focused and advisory council. Diya has led several inclusion & diversity initiatives across the business globally including hosting Inclusion Forums, Inclusive Leader Summits, and participating on a leadership team establishing a new affinity group for under-represented people of color. For her model of leadership in this space, she was awarded an Inclusion Ambassador Award in February 2020 and is a 2020 finalist for the Women in IT Awards Advocate of the Year. She also presented at the 75th session of United Nations General Assembly on Women’s Empowerment & Gender Equality.
While technology has been an important part of her life since the 3rd grade, Diya lives to make a difference in the projects she engages and the lives of th