PhD Candidate, Complex Software Lab
University College Dublin
Abeba Birhane (she/her) is a cognitive science PhD candidate at the Complex Software Lab at University College Dublin, Ireland. Her interdisciplinary research aims to connect the dots between complex adaptive systems, machine learning, and critical race studies. More specifically, Birhane studies how machine prediction, especially of social outcomes, is dubious and potentially harmful to vulnerable and marginalized communities. She is currently interning at DeepMind with the Ethics team."