Speaking Engagements

2021

  • Google Design (TBD)
  • D&S Economics Workshop (exp. October)
  • Western Economics Association International 2021 (June)
  • ACM SIGCAS Conference on Computing and Sustainable Societies (COMPASS 2021) (June)
  • Beyond Fairness: Towards a Just, Equitable, and Accountable Computer Vision CVPR 2021 Workshop (June)
  • University of Education, Winneba (June)
  • Canadian Virtual Financial Advisors Conference (May)
  • University of Hohenheim (January)

2020

  • Online Seminar on Discrimination and Disparities (November)
  • Equitable Health Futures in AI, Wilton Park (October)
  • Algorithmic Fairness and Opacity Working Group, UC Berkeley (September)
  • Western Economics Association International (discussant) (June)
  • Facebook Responsible AI Team,  Facebook AI Research (FAIR) (June)
  • Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) Annual Meeting 2020 (January)

2019

  • Facebook User Experience Research (October)
  • Stanford Institute of Theoretical Economics, Stanford University (September)
  • SURF (Privacy and Economics Session Moderator), University of California, Berkeley (August)
  • Western Economics Association International Annual Meeting, San Francisco (June)
  • Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Skype (May)
  • University of San Francisco (March)
  • Colloquium, Center for African Studies, University of California, Berkeley (March)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting  (February)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting Press Conference (February)
  • Professional Foreign Service Fraternity (Delta Phi Epsilon), UC Berkeley (February)

2018

  • The 2nd Annual Symposium on Geospatial Analysis for International Development (Geo4Dev), UC Berkeley (November)
  • World Bank Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) (June)
  • Sub-Saharan Africa Student Volunteer Pre-Departure Orientation, Blum Center for Developing Economies, UC Berkeley (March)
  • Artificial Intelligence for Economic Development Conference, Center for Effective Global Action and the World Bank Development Impact Evaluation Initiative (DIME), Google Community Space, San Francisco (March)
  • Design for Impact: Research and Practice Seminar, Blum Center for Developing Economies, UC Berkeley (February)

2017

  • Development Lunch Seminar, Department of Economics, UC Berkeley (December)
  • International Growth Centre Twitter Chat: Policy Solutions to Combat Corruption (December)
  • International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD) 2017, Association of Computing Machinery (November)
  • An Urgency for Evidence and Transparency in Economic Analysis and Policy Conference, Association for Integrity and Responsible Leadership in Economics and Associated Professions (October)
  • SNLY Panel “Alice in Dollarland”, Freemont CA (March)
  • Sub-Saharan Africa Student Volunteer Pre-Departure Orientation, Blum Center for Developing Economies, UC Berkeley (March)

2016

  • Energy Resources Group Colloquium, UC Berkeley (October)
  • The Science of Scaling: Building Evidence to Advance Anti-Poverty Innovations, UC Berkeley (September)
  • International Finance Corporation (March)
  • PACDEV 2016, Stanford University (March)
  • Sub-Saharan Africa Student Volunteer  Pre-Departure Orientation, Blum Center for Developing Economies, UC Berkeley (March)
  • IBM Research Africa, UC Berkeley (January)

2015

  • Development Lunch, Department of Economics, UC Berkeley (October)
  • Development Engineering Workshop, UC Berkeley (October)
  • Annual Bank Conference on Africa, World Bank/Center for Effective Global Action, UC Berkeley (June)
  • Brown University, Watson Institute for International Studies, Working Group in African Political Economy (May))
  • Department of Economics, UC Berkeley (May)
  • Africa Summit, London School of Economics (April)
  • University of Oxford, St. Catherine’s College, Centre for the Study of African Economies, Economic Development of Africa Conference (March)
  • Program for Members of Parliament: Leadership in the Digital Economy, Blum Center for Developing Economies, UC Berkeley (February)  
  • Sub-Saharan Africa Student Volunteer Pre-Departure Orientation, Blum Center for Developing Economies, UC Berkeley (March)

2014

  • TechCon, UC Berkeley (November)
  • Stanford University, Africa Table Lecture Series (October)
  • Research in Action Speaker Series Seminar, Development Impact Lab, UC Berkeley (March)
  • Sub-Saharan Africa Student Volunteer  Pre-Departure Orientation, Blum Center for Developing Economies, UC Berkeley (March)

2013

  • Economics Seminar, UW-Whitewater (September)
  • North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society (June)
  • The Pacific Development Economics Conference, San Francisco State University (March)
  • Agricultural & Applied Economics Development Workshop, UW Madison (February)

2012

  • Africa at Noon Seminar, International Studies, UW Madison (October)
  • Agricultural & Applied Economics Development Workshop, UW Madison (September)
  • Canadian Economics Association Annual Conference, University of Calgary (June)
  • Land Tenure Center 50th Anniversary Conference, UW Madison (April)
  • University of Oxford, St. Catherine’s College, Centre for the Study of African Economies, Economic Development of Africa Conference (March)
  • Agricultural & Applied Economics Development Workshop, UW Madison (February)

2011

  • Agricultural & Applied Economics Taylor-Hibbard Research Colloquium, UW-Madison (December)
  • Midwest International Economic Development Conference, UW Madison
  • University of Oxford, St. Catherine’s College, Centre for the Study of African Economies, Economic Development of Africa Conference (March)