Mia Shah-Dand

CEO, Lighthouse3 and Founder
at Women in AI Ethics

Mia Shah-Dand is the CEO of Lighthouse3, a research and advisory firm based in Oakland, California. Mia advises large organizations on responsible innovation at scale with new & emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Her super-power is bringing together diverse groups of stakeholders to build human-centric programs at the intersection of data, technology, and governance. Mia is the founder of Women in AI Ethics™ initiative, which is dedicated to recognition, recruitment, and empowerment of talented women in this space. She created the first 100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics™ list in 2018, which is now published annually and built the Women in AI Ethics™ online directory, a resource to help conference organizers and recruiters find diverse talent.
Mia is on the board of United Nations Association – San Francisco chapter and on the Social Impact ABIE Awards Selection Committee at Anita Borg Institute for Women in Technology.
She also hosts monthly events and Twitter chats (@MiaD) to raise awareness about ethical issues in AI and highlight the work of BIPOC experts in this space.

TALK on The Diversity and Ethics Crisis in AI; from unconscious bias to conscious coding
Live on November 19, 2020 10:15 am CET
Main Stage
2020