How can we use AI to solve real-world problems facing our communities today?

Laura Montoya leads us through her personal story, from psychology and neuroscience to founding Accel.AI, an accelerator program focused on machine learning. She emphasizes the importance of having diverse voices to help shape how artificial intelligence is used in our society. How can we use AI to create equity?

About the speaker

Laura is the Founder and CEO of Accel.AI, a global career development program lowering the barriers to entry in engineering artificial intelligence while fostering inclusion. She has been described as a natural and versatile leader with a passion for AI, Computer Science, Research, and Psychology. She has a Bachelors of Science in Biology, Physical Science, and Human Development. She jumpstarted her career in software engineering at Intuit revamping their Quickbooks online platform, after completing an intensive bootcamp training program. She is a Director with Women Who Code, a global non-profit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. She also founded and maintains a monthly reading group, TechLore, which focuses on literature that addresses empowerment, entrepreneurship, culture, social justice, and inclusion through the lens of technology.

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