Could your data discriminate?

Data & Society Research Institute

Date Awarded
01/04/16
Amount
$35,000
Grant Period
01/04/16 to 07/04/16
Focus Area
Media Innovation
Initiative
Knight Prototype Fund

Project Links

Grantee Contact

  • New York, NY

Featured Media

Helping people identify and fix hidden biases in their data and learn about data discrimination through a website that will allow people to test data for bias and experiment with public data to determine what may result in such bias.

Project Team

Wilneida Negron

Sorelle Friedler is an assistant professor of computer science at Haverford College. Her current research focuses on ways to prevent machine learning algorithms from discriminating by replicating prejudicial decisions and formalizing notions of fairness across disciplines.

Wilneida Negron  is a scholar-activist researcher and project manager/analyst, exploring ways that data, technology, and community partnerships can bring about social change and promote social justice. She's a PhD Candidate at the City University of New York and Chief Digital Officer at the Florida Justice Technology Center.

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