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Gender bias in AI: What it is, why it hurts us, and how to stop it

Watch this on-demand webinar to inform your brand’s work with AI and bots.

Original Broadcast Date: Aug. 16, 2018
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Brand and gender bias in AI

Why are all the major AI “personal assistants” — from Alexa to Siri — created as females, often with stereotypical personality traits? Bias in AI and bot personalities is a real issue with profound implications for brands who create and use these tools for consumers and employees.

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What you’ll learn

During this webinar, you’ll hear from two of the founding members of EquaAI — an initiative dedicated to stopping gender bias in AI — on why the issue is important, how it hurts us, and what can be done about it. LivePerson founder and CEO Robert LoCascio will share major lessons we learned from building Conversational AI at brands, including emerging practices to stop gender bias in AI. Carnegie Mellon Professor Justine Cassell is renowned for her work developing AI personalities and will share her insight as well.

Meet the speakers

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Rob LoCascio

Founder & CEO


Justine Cassell

Dr. Justine Cassell

Associate Dean for Technology Strategy & Impact

Carnegie Mellon University