Kate Crawford


AI Now Initiative

Kate Crawford is leading researcher, academic and author who studies the social impacts of large-scale data, machine learning and artificial intelligence. She is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research New York, a Visiting Professor at the MIT Media Lab and a Senior Research Fellow at NYU's Information Law Institute. In 2016, she co-chaired the first White House symposium on the social and economic implications of AI in the next decade. Her recent article in Nature outlines how the impacts of artificial intelligence can be studied using a social systems analysis, and she has also written about AI, ethics and discrimination for The New York Times and Harper’s Magazine. She is the co-founder of the AI Now Initiative, based in New York City.