from training.npr.org: https://training.npr.org/sources/alex-hanna/
Alex Hanna is director of research at the Distributed AI Research Institute (DAIR), an independent organization that studies the development and impact of artificial intelligence. Previously, Hanna was a senior research scientist at Google studying ethical artificial intelligence and fair machine learning. A sociologist by training, her work centers on the data used in new computational technologies.
Desiré Whitmore, aka LASERchick, is a senior physics educator at Exploratorium, a public hands-on learning laboratory in San Francisco where she leads curriculum development workshops for middle and high school teachers.
Alice Wong is a disabled activist, writer and consultant. She is the founder and director of the Disability Visibility Project, an online community that creates and shares stories focused on disability culture. She writes about media, politics, disability representation and activism.
Veena Dubal is a law professor at the UC College of Law, San Francisco, and is an expert on the intersection of employment and labor law, technology and work in the precarious gig economy.
José A. Quiñonez is a 2016 MacArthur Fellow and the founding CEO of Mission Asset Fund (MAF), a nonprofit that helps financially excluded communities, particularly low-income and immigrant families, to become visible, active and successful participants in the U.S. financial mainstream.
Lanhee J. Chen is the director of domestic policy studies and lecturer in the public policy program at Stanford University. His research interests include health care policy, the design of public institutions and advanced policy analysis.
Vamsee Juluri is a professor of media studies and Asian studies at the University of San Francisco.
Dr. Praveen Mummaneni is a neurosurgeon at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center.
Norma P. Garcia is director of policy and advocacy at Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA), an organization advancing a national equity movement by building Latino prosperity, community ownership and civic power.
Cecillia Wang is a deputy legal director at the ACLU and the director of the Center for Democracy, which encompasses the ACLU’s work on immigrants’ rights, voting rights, national security,