EuropeBy Women in AI
WaiACCELERATE is the first ethical leadership & business acceleration program aimed at women innovators in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and Data Science, who are ready to start a venture
USABy Department of Ecology and Evolution and the Institute for Advanced Computational Science at Stony Brook Univers
With Heather J. Lynch et al.
Heather J. Lynch, quantitative ecologist and associate professor at the Department of Ecology and Evolution and the Institute for Advanced Computational Science at Stony Brook University, will use AI, satellite imagery, and predictive modeling for real-time tracking of Antarctic penguin populations.
Launched in 2016, IBM Science for Social Good partners IBM Research scientists and engineers with academic fellows, subject matter experts from a diverse range of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), public sector agencies, and social enterprises to tackle emerging societal challenges using science and technology. The Science for Social Good program is built on the premise that applied science and technology can solve the world’s toughest problems by accelerating the rate and pace of solutions through the scientific method.
USABy Wildlife Guardians
The Lion Identification Network of Collaborators-LINC-is an innovative open source platform that allows for collaboration in research and conservation of African lions across international and inter-institutional boundaries. The system employs cutting-edge methodologies for sharing data across research initiatives and includes innovative features such as automated lion recognition tools.
USABy Carnegie Mellon University
The Data Science for Social Good Fellowship is a full-time summer program to train aspiring data scientists to work on machine learning, data science, and AI projects with social impact in a fair and equitable manner.
USABy The Fred Hutch
With Thomas Lynch et al.
The Cascadia Data Alliance is to establish a health research data sharing ecosystem with organizations across the Pacific Northwest region. The Alliance will facilitate creation of shared best practices in data governance and groundbreaking partnerships. Improved governance and collaboration will be used to drive towards improvements in data sharing to accelerate research and innovation across the community.
The Applied Sciences Program helps people across the world use NASA data to solve big problems right here on Earth. We provide support and funding to help institutions and individuals make better decisions about our environment, food, water, health and safety.
The AI Family Challenge invites families to learn about Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and solve a problem in their communities using AI tools. 7,500 people from 13 countries participated in the first year of the program, and more than 200 families from 11 countries, including Bolivia, Palestine, Pakistan and Uzbekistan submitted projects to the World Championship.
USABy MIT Media Lab
The Ethics and Governance of AI Initiative is a hybrid research effort and philanthropic fund that seeks to ensure that technologies of automation and machine learning are researched, developed, and deployed in a way which vindicate social values of fairness, human autonomy, and justice. The Initiative is a joint project of the MIT Media Lab and the Harvard Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society.
DenmarkBy DHI GRA
Torsten Bondo, business development manager and senior remote sensing engineer at DHI GRAS in Denmark, aims to use machine learning and satellites to support irrigation development and improve crop water efficiency in Uganda in collaboration with Ugandan geo-information company Geo Gecko.
USABy The Algorithmic Justice League, The Center on Technology & Privacy at Georgetown Law
The Safe Face Pledge is an opportunity for organizations to make public commitments towards mitigating the abuse of facial analysis technology. This historic pledge prohibits lethal use of the technology, lawless police use, and requires transparency in any government use.
USABy The Earth System Science Center at the University of Alabama
With Africa Flores et al.
Africa Flores, research scientist at the Earth System Science Center at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, will develop a prototype of a harmful algal bloom (HAB) early warning system to inform Guatemalan authorities about upcoming HAB events in Lake Atitlan.
N/ABy The Future Society
With Adriana-Eufrosina Bora, Edgar Rootalu et al.
Project AIMS will build upon the BHRRC Modern Slavery Registry to develop an AI algorithm to ‘read’ the statements produced by companies under the Modern Slavery Act.
For the past 14 years, Microsoft has been collaborating with te reo Māori experts and Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori (the Māori Language Commission) to weave te reo Māori into the technology that thousands of Kiwis use every day with the goal of ensuring it remains a living language with a strong future. Our collaboration has already resulted in translations of Minecraft educational resources and we recently commissioned a game immersed entirely in the traditional Māori world, Ngā Motu (The Islands).
USABy University of California
With Solomon Hsiang et al.
Solomon Hsiang, chancellor’s associate professor of public policy at the University of California, Berkeley, where he founded and directs the Global Policy Laboratory, will use 1.6 million historical aerial photographs to identify the effect of droughts and climate change on human migration in Africa.
USABy The Met Museum
The Metropolitan Museum of Art launched their Open Access platform in 2017, making all images and data relating to public-domain artworks in its vast collection available to everyone online. The Met’s Open Access Program seeks to make the museum’s collection one of the most accessible, discoverable, and useful on the internet. Now, The Met is collaborating with Microsoft to take this initiative to the next level, utilizing artificial intelligence to help audiences better discover these artworks and develop meaningful connections with them.