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Register today for Algorithmic Bias and STEM Careers


Monday, November 13, 2017
12:00 – 1:30 pm
Lunch will be provided.

Technology Policy Institute
409 12th Street, SW
Second Floor
Washington, DC 20024

Please join the Technology Policy Institute as Dr. Catherine Tucker presents her paper “Algorithmic Bias? An Empirical Study into Apparent Gender-Based Discrimination in the Display of STEM Career Ads.” Dr. Tucker is the Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management Science and Professor of Marketing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Dr. Margrét Bjarnadóttir will offer comments afterwards. Dr. Bjarnadóttir is a Professor of Management Science and Statistics Decision in the Operations and Information Technologies Department at UMD’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. She also co-founded PayAnalytics, which promotes pay equity using data driven algorithms.

Audience discussion will follow.

Event Contact: Ashley Benjamin, 202-828-4405, abenjamin@techpolicyinstitute.org

The Technology Policy Institute

The Technology Policy Institute is a non-profit research and educational organization that focuses on the economics of innovation, technological change, and related regulation in the United States and around the world. More information is available at http://www.techpolicyinstitute.org/.