Alumna Linda Dounia Rebeiz ’10 (Senegal) Earns Coveted Spot on TIME’s 100 Most Influential People in AI List

Linda Dounia Rebeiz ’10 (Senegal) is a passionate artist who is committed to championing diversity in the rapidly evolving field of AI. Linda’s work lies at the intersection of art and artificial intelligence and uses generative adversarial networks (GANs), which allow her to create AI art that reflects her personal vision. Through her art, Linda challenges existing biases and stereotypes within AI, addressing the global south’s often misunderstood representation.

“Even if it’s an infinitesimal difference, there’s still a sliver of hope that we can figure out ways of making the data something we can interrogate and change”

(“TIME100 AI 2023: Linda Dounia Rebeiz”)

Linda seeks to capture the essence of Senegal’s vibrant landscapes, intricate architecture, and rich history through her art. Linda’s commitment to addressing biases, challenging preconceptions, and promoting diversity sets an inspiring example for artists, technologists, and creators worldwide.

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