Erin Young

Research Fellow, The Alan Turing Institute

Dr Erin Young is a Research Fellow in the Public Policy programme at The Alan Turing Institute, where she co-leads the Women in Data Science and AI project. She has a Ph.D. (D.Phil) from the University of Oxford, where she studied the socio-technical practices of interdisciplinary research and development projects.

Prior to joining the Turing, Erin was an H-STAR Visiting Researcher at Stanford University, and a Researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute, working on various projects including investigating the potential of AI for lifelong learning. Erin has also held positions as a Consultant at the United Nations in Paris, Kantar in London, and Thomson Reuters in New York City. She has a PGC in International Business Administration and Practice and Organisational Behaviour, and has earned scholarships to study at the British Schools of Athens and Rome. She holds an MSc (Distinction) from the University of Oxford in Education (Learning and Technology), and a BA from the University of Cambridge in Classics. Erin regularly gives talks and lectures internationally, speaking about topics ranging from Science and Technology Studies (STS), AI ethics and inclusion, and social data science for policy-making, to research methods, information science and data governance and innovation across sectors.

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