Dr. Timnit Gebru, Joy Buolamwini, Deborah Raji — an Enduring Sisterhood of Face Queens

‘Achievement and acclaim, we have learned many times over, do not provide immunity to racism, sexism, misogynoir, intimidation, censorship, or haterade’

Joy Buolamwini (Poet of Code), Dr. Timnit Gebru, and Deborah Raji receive the 2020 EFF Pioneer Award. See full acceptance remarks here https://youtu.be/ZVzldpfEhpk?t=7334

Achievement and acclaim, we have learned many times over, do not provide immunity to racism, sexism, misogynoir, intimidation, censorship, or haterade.

https://medium.com/@Joy.Buolamwini/when-ai-fails-on-oprah-serena-williams-and-michelle-obama-its-time-to-face-truth-bf7c2c8a4119

I have been so fortunate to share the journey of working towards algorithmic justice with Timnit and Agent Deb.

Our sisterhood demonstrates that we can choose collaboration over competition.

We can choose to affirm each other when others fail to acknowledge our worth.

We do not have to cower to institutions.

And as brilliant Black women, we will always own our power.

We encourage you to do the same.

Founder Algorithmic Justice League. www.ajl.org | www.poetofcode.com | Telling stories that make daughters of diasporas dream and sons of privilege pause

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