Who are we?
GRAIN stands for Gender and Responsible Artificial Intelligence Network. GRAIN is a consortium made up of the think tanks IPAR (Initiative Prospective Agricole et Rurale) and CSEA (Centre for the Study of the Economy in Africa), and the non-governmental organisation Sunbird AI.
What does GRAIN mean?
GRAIN stands for Gender and Responsible AI Network. Gender and other exclusionary factors linked to the sub-Saharan African context are at the heart of our concerns. We act with a focus on intersectionality and responsible AI policy.
Why is this?
Addressing the many gaps in AI and gender in sub-Saharan Africa. There is little or no disaggregated data on gender in general, and this lack is even more glaring in sub-Saharan Africa. There is a disparity between data on gender and Artificial Intelligence. This results in a biased assessment of society's needs...
How do we do it?
GRAIN aims to create a new means of collaboration and partnership between universities and institutions interested in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and/or gender issues. ...