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Maya Indira Ganesh is a feminist technology researcher, speaker and writer who works with industry, arts and culture organisations, academia and NGOs. She has two Masters degrees and is a doctoral student at Leuphana University, Lüneburg, Germany.  In 2019, she joined the Künstliche Intelligenz und Medienphilosophie (KIM) research group at the Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung, Karlsruhe on their new project, AI and the Society of the Future. She was a 2018 Fellow at the Media Cultures of Computer Simulation (MECS) Lab.  Her PhD is about the interaction of computational techniques with cultural narratives in the construction of machine ‘autonomy’, AI, and the evolving role of the human. Her work specifically investigates computational approaches to AI ethics in the case of autonomous vehicles. She is working towards submitting her doctoral dissertation in Spring 2020.Her other research interests include: design and ethics; gender, technology and human rights; fin-tech; post-humanism and human-non human relationships. She has worked with Tactical Technology Collective, the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto, Point of View Bombay, UNICEF India, and the APC Women’s Rights Program.  Maya is on the advisory board of ARROW, a sexual and reproductive health and rights policy advocacy and research organisation in Asia. And she is a 2019-2020 juror at Akademie Schloss Solitude.She tweets @mayameme and lives in Berlin.

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  1. Dear Maya ! I take care of PR for Landing Festival Berlin, a two-day tech event that aims to empower professionals to boost their careers, on April 3rd – 4th. I’d like to connect with you in regards to the same. Thank you!

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