AI ethics specialist & Mozilla Rise25 Award Winner
Natalia Domagala is a global digital policy specialist. In 2023, she was recognized by Mozilla as one of the world’s 25 visionaries who are making the Internet and the world a better place. In 2022, Natalia received the Excellence in AI Award in the Ethical AI Category and was chosen as one of the Top 10 most prominent female AI experts by the Perspektywy Foundation.
As the Head of Data and AI Ethics Policy at the UK Cabinet Office, she led the development of one of the first national standards for algorithmic transparency in the world and launched the first national-level public sector Data Ethicist role in the UK. She previously advised on open government and open data policies for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in the UK, and implemented open data challenges for 360Giving. Natalia has research experience in anthropology, gender, civic tech, and economic development, and she has recently co-edited a book: Situating Open Data: Global Trends in Local Contexts. She has an MSc in Local Economic Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a BA in Anthropology and Media from Goldsmiths, University of London. Workshop: How to advance algorithmic transparency in practice