40 minutes | Dec 28, 2020

The Humanity of Technology: Furthering the Greater Good with Jamika Burge

Though trained as a computer scientist, Jamika Burge admits she does not have the heart of a programmer; rather, she’s interested in surfacing and connecting with the humanity of the technology we create. Jamika has taken that approach in her past work, including a stint at DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), where she studied the impact of games on learning. Jamika now leads AI Design Insights at CapitalOne, and is also one of the Advancing Research 2021 Conference curators. Here she shares the story of her career path, and the work she is doing with blackcomputeHER.org (pronounced ‘black computer’), an organization she co-founded that is dedicated to supporting computation and design workforce development for black women and girls. Jamika Recommends: Gendershades.org, a project by Joy Buolamwini, Lead Author and Timnit Gebru, PhD, Co-Author Keep up with Jamika: JamikaBurge.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/JDBurge Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/j.jurious/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamika/ More about AR2021: https://rosenfeldmedia.com/advancing-research-2021/
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