Why you should listen
Kriti Sharma is the Founder of AI for Good, an organization focused on building scalable technology solutions for social good. In 2018, she also launched rAInbow, a digital companion for women facing domestic violence in South Africa. This service reached nearly 200,000 conversations within the first 100 days, breaking down the stigma of gender-based violence. In 2019, she collaborated with the Population Foundation of India to launch Dr. Sneha, an AI-powered digital character to engage with young people about sexual health, an issue that is still considered a taboo in India.
Sharma was recently named in the Forbes "30 Under 30" list for advancements in AI. She was appointed a United Nations Young Leader in 2018 and is an advisor to both the United Nations Technology Innovation Labs and to the UK Government’s Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation.