Exploring gender bias in GenAI with Laila Sprejer

Empowering women in the age of AI: Crafting inclusive strategies for change.

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Yael Shur Shmueli, Head of HR Strategy and Technology, Amdocs

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Exploring gender bias in GenAI with Laila Sprejer

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March 4, 2024

Join host Yael Shur for a special podcast episode as we celebrate International Women's Day by diving into the crucial topic of gender bias in the era of GenAI. In this thought-provoking discussion, Yael is joined by the remarkable Laila, a leader in data science and AI teams. Together, they shine a light on the intersection of gender and artificial intelligence, exploring how biases in AI systems impact workplace dynamics and perpetuate gender stereotypes.

With insights drawn from Laila's experience and expertise, this episode provides valuable perspectives on the challenges women face in the tech industry and offers actionable strategies for promoting gender equality in AI development and usage.

With the insightful perspective of Alex, our AI co-host, the discussion navigates through the impact of gender biases in AI algorithms and strategies to bridge the gender gap in tech-related positions.

Key takeaways:

  • Understanding the role of GenAI: Explore how GenAI is integrated into various aspects of our lives, from content creation to automation, and the potential risks associated with biased data and algorithmic outputs.
  • Identifying sources of bias: Examine the origins of gender bias in AI, including biased data sets and the underrepresentation of women in the tech industry, and the far-reaching impacts on economic and social equality.
  • Empowering women in tech: Discover the importance of encouraging women and girls to actively engage with GenAI products and contribute to their development, and learn about initiatives and strategies to bridge the gender gap in tech-related positions, such as promoting recruiting efforts, reporting gender disparities, and providing education on unconscious biases.
  • Mitigating bias in AI: Gain insights into methods for identifying and mitigating gender bias in GenAI algorithms, including careful data selection and preprocessing, continuous monitoring and evaluation, fostering mixed teams, and promoting transparency and explainability in AI systems.

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