Anne L. Washington

Senior Fellow

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Dr. Anne L. Washington is a scholar of public-interest technology with two decades of government data expertise. She has testified before Congress on the ethics of artificial intelligence and chaired the international 2020 ACM/AAAI Artificial Intelligence, Ethics, and Society Conference. The National Science Foundation has recognized her work in multiple grants including a five-year NSF CAREER award which funded her Digital Interests Lab. She holds an undergraduate degree in computer science from Brown University, a MLIS degree from Rutgers University, and a doctorate from The George Washington University School of Business. She previously held positions at Apple Computers, Barclays Global Investors, The Library of Congress, and George Mason University. She currently writes about open data and teaches data science ethics at NYU. Her fellowship at FPF will be spent finishing a book project on regulatory responses to data innovation.