Karolyn Gainfort profiled in CIO

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26 April 2019

AI shapes a new generation female IT leaders

Can AI spark positive change in diversity?

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Where it gets interesting for Gainfort is looking what the AI is being taught and by who. With a diverse AI team, she said it’s not just the AI engineer or the data scientist in putting too much data or too little data.

“A diverse team will look have someone that can look at what the data is, the impact of using it and whether or not there is a need to take away or add information,” said Gainfort. “They can really spend time preparing and researching what they think the successful outcome will be.”

It’s an exciting era that the world is moving into, acknowledged Gainfort, especially if the business sector pushes more young women through with their views on diversity.

“At the Women in AI camp we have girls aged 11 to 26 all listening to each other and pitching ideas,” she said.

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