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March 6, 2020

Ethics Panel | WiDS 2020

About This Video

Moderated by Margot Gerritsen, WiDS Co-Director, Stanford University

– Aslihan Demirkaya, Research Scientist, Vianai Systems, Inc
– Lucy Bernholz, PhD, Senior Research Scholar, Stanford Center on Philanthropy + Civil Society
– Lynn Kirabo, PhD student, Carnegie Mellon University

In This Video
Research Scientist | Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Amazon

Senior Research Scholar, Director, Digital Civil Society Lab, Stanford University

PhD Student, Carnegie Mellon University

Lynn Kirabo is a PhD student in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. Her research interests lie in understanding the role that context plays in technology design & adoption among different communities, such as people with disabilities and residents of the Global South. She is currently exploring the design of equitable mobility in East Africa and the use of Adaptive User Interfaces among people with disabilities in Pittsburgh.

She completed her MS in Information Technology at Carnegie Mellon University – Africa and a Bachelors in Information Technology at Makerere University Kampala, in Uganda. She spent ten years working in industry as a Software and Front-end web developer. Outside of work, Kirabo enjoys immersing herself in literary worlds and crocheting.