Chenai Chair

A feminist approach to assessing AI, privacy and data protection in South Africa

The replication of existing inequalities, development of new social injustices and unequal power dynamics impact the difference in experiences of AI and machine learning systems for marginalised groups. A feminist approach is used to assess the issues at hand beyond compliance for economic engagement, but rather the use of the technology within the context of …

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Key issues in data protection

Key issues in data protection – Panel. Africa Internet Governance Forum: annual conference hosted by the African Union Commission (AUC) and supported by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) which aims to be a platform for an inclusive multilateral, multi-stakeholder and multilingual discussion on issues pertinent to the internet in Africa in general …

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Checks and balances of data privacy within mass surveillance

Checks and balances of data privacy within mass surveillance – Panel. Internet Governance Forum (IGF): The IGF, hosted under the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, serves to bring people together from various stakeholder groups as equals, in discussions on public policy issues relating to the Internet. November 2020.

Digital Inequality with Chenai Chair

Digital Inequality with Chenai Chair – Guest on the Sympathetic Fibers podcast, a podcast dedicated to examining pressing global issues, the linkages between them, and the young people responding to the transformational challenges of the 21st century. October 2020.

Gendered digital inequalities

Gendered digital inequalities– how do we ensure gender transformative law and practice in the Age of AI? – Panel. Privacy and Data Protection in Africa webinar on ‘Data protection, privacy and vulnerable groups’ hosted by the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms in collaboration with the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria. October …

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Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning – Panel. Data Protection in the Time of COVID-19 – 2nd edition of the Data Protection Handbook for Humanitarian Action release event hosted by the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC). September 2020.