In April, the Grand Challenges Initiative was honored to host Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, the NIH’s scientific lead for the development of a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, for a wide ranging conversation about solving society’s most pressing problems. We invite you to watch a video of the highlights below.
Current algorithms meant to function without bias commonly inherit the biases of their programmers. This results from various issues such as the inclusion of traits like race, gender, nationality, etc. In our project, we look specifically at how the use of these algorithms affects the hiring process. In an attempt to reduce bias, we created
Gerrymandering is the intentional manipulation of vote district boundaries to favor one political group/party over another. We see this in the United States from both government parties, who look to either maintain their control through controlling who votes for them or by trying to minimize the value of their opponents’ votes and power. Numerous articles