Media Lab alum Dr. Joy Buolamwini has been named to TIME's 100 Most Influential People in AI for 2023. Dr. Buolamwini is the founder of the Algorithmic Justice League (AJL), which addresses concerns about facial recognition and biometrics used in policing, education, and health care.
TIME's list highlights industry leaders at the forefront of the AI boom, individuals who are grappling with profound ethical questions around the uses of AI, and the innovators around the world who are trying to use AI to address social challenges. The list is divided into four categories: Leaders, Innovators, Shapers, and Thinkers. Dr. Buolamwini is featured in the Shapers category.