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Irene Solaiman (she/her)

Policy Director, Hugging Face

Irene Solaiman is an AI safety and policy expert. She currently is building public policy and conducting social impact research at Hugging Face and advising responsible AI initiatives at OECD and IEEE. Her research includes AI alignment, algorithmic fairness, and combating misuse and malicious use. Her recent speeches include guest lectures at Harvard University and technical talks at large AI labs. Irene formerly built AI policy at Zillow Group. Before that, she led public policy at OpenAI, where she initiated and led bias and social impact research. Notably, her research on adapting GPT-3 behavior received a spotlight at NeurIPS 2021. She also advised policymakers on responsible autonomous decision-making and privacy as a fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center. Outside of work, Irene enjoys her ukulele, making bad puns, and mentoring underrepresented people in tech. Irene holds a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Maryland and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University.


Governing the Artificial Intelligence lifecycle, From Data to Deployment

November 2, 2022  2:10 PM – 2:35 PM
In this session, AI safety and policy expert Irene Solaiman lays out the entire lifecycle of AI, from data to deployment. She will present a taxonomy of AI risks, and suggest what guidance the private sector and industry need from the public sector. See more.
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