AI Assistants for Climate Change Mitigation and Creating Sustainable Businesses
Rosana de Oliveira Gomes is giving a seminar about AI as a tool for creating sustainable business suitable to the needs of the 21st century
The Institute of Science and Technology’s AI group are excited to announce the fourth event in our seminar series: An AI Assistant for Climate Change Mitigation by Rosana de Oliveira Gomes
Society is going through one of its biggest challenges since the beginning of civilization: climate change. From extreme weather events to migration, the climate crisis is impacting multiple sectors in society and it has become clear that many businesses will need to redesign their strategies to keep up to date with the sustainable development goals agenda. In this talk, we will initially discuss how the climate crisis is affecting many sectors in different parts of the world. The second part of the talk will be dedicated to discussing how artificial intelligence can enter this scenario as an innovative tool to create sustainable business more suitable to 21st century needs. In particular, we will discuss the Climate Mitigation Assistant that is an open-source initiative developed by the AI Wonder girls team, with the goal to bring more awareness to the problem.
Rosana is a PhD in Astrophysics currently dedicating her career to technology for social impact. She is very passionate about working with AI for social good and has experience working in partnership with nonprofit organizations and impact startups. Among many domains, Rosana’s key experience is building applications for disaster management, renewable energies, sustainability, safety and mobility. Rosana’s other great passion is empowering women and young students into the world of AI. In her free time, she engages in social impact projects together with the AI Wonder Girls team and also offers advice on getting into AI or changing careers, both through mentoring calls and by the Recommendation of the Week series, about AI for good and career change on LinkedIn.
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