A dedicated team passionate about AI for Social Good

The conference AI on a Social Mission is organized by AI Impact Alliance, an organization of multidisciplinary professionals and organizations working to study and improve the social, legal, ethical and political impacts of artificial intelligence.

Through inclusive and multidisciplinary events, we create an environment conducive to exchange between sectors and disciplines.

Our Conference Team is passionate about steering the use of AI towards achieving SDGs, protecting human rights, and democracy. We are AI and Data Scientists, Social Scientists, Jurists, Artists, Communicators, Dot Connectors, Strategists.

Contact us if you are interested in becoming a member, or join our team. *Currently all positions are volunteer ones.

More information about AI Impact Alliance

Founder and president

Valentine Goddard is a lawyer and a leading expert on the ethical and social implications of artificial intelligence (AI). She is also the founder and executive director of AI Impact Alliance. She founded and is the chief architect of AI on a Social Mission, AI Impact Alliance’s flagship yearly conference. Since 2017, her organization facilitates workshops aimed at supporting an inclusive dialogue on issues related to the social implementation and governance of AI. She is also regularly invited to speak at various conferences on AI’s ethical and social impact.

She is a member of the United Nation’s Expert Group on the Role of Public Institutions on the Impact of New Technology, IEEE’s Ethic Certification Program for Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (ECPAIS) and a founding member of the International Observatory on the Ethical and Societal Impacts of AI and Digital (OAISAID).

Over the course of her career, as a jurist and certified mediator, she has practiced refugee, labour, social and administrative law in addition to lobbying for a better access to justice.  She has taught comparative law in Japan and initiated cultural mediation projects aimed at human rights education. As a visual artist, she has explored themes of transparency in her painting, photography and analog film. In short, human dignity is at the heart of her multidisciplinary approach to nurturing the development of AI for Social Good.

AI on a Social Mission 2019 Conference TEam

Lina Forcier
Strategy Advisor, Entrepreneure for Social Good

Public affairs, Communications Advisor

Matthieu Mondou
Public Policy Researcher, Policy Lead for AIIA

Tarik Boukhalfi
AI, VR, AR for Beneficial, Artful Data

Karina Kesserwan
Lawyer, Business development strategy advisor

Nicole Leaver
Public Sector Technology Policy Researcher

Sara Baptiste Brown
Multistakeholder Leadership and Capacity Building

Kaan Yilmaz
Computer Science and Economics

Valérie Bergeron
Management Student, Coordination and logistical support

Olivier Couttolenc
Political Science and Philosophy

Eva Villalba
Meaningful Partnerships for Social Good

Julian Von Moltke
Economics and Philosophy

Vincent Cotnoir

Laura Sanchez Fernandez
Data scientist, Machine Learning Professional Masters student at Mila

Rob Dow
Cognitive and Computer Science

Social Innovation and Change management

Dominique Diouf
Innovation, Corporate Responsibility

Catherine B Hardy
Special Education expert, Passionate about Tech and Kids wellbeing, Partnerships Team support...and DJ!

Antoni Gruca
Political Science, Management

Ayan Adam
Director of Operations, Quadbridge

Lina Dieudonné
Hacker in training with a passion for social innovation

Daniel Harris
Data Scientist, Co-Founder of AIIA

Anita Nowak
Empathy Expert