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Maria Axente

Responsible AI & AI for Good Lead

PwC

About Maria

In her role as Responsible AI and AI for Good Lead at PwC, Maria advises clients and partners across industry, academia, governments, and more, on how to harness the power of AI in an ethical and responsible manner. She has played a crucial part in the development and set-up of firms’ AI Center of Excellence, AI strategy and the Responsible AI toolkit, a suite of products dedicated to operationalisation ethics in AI. Maria is a globally recognised AI ethics expert, a Advisory Board member of the UK Government All-Party Parliamentary Group on AI and ORBIT, vice chair of techUK Data and AI leadership committee and member of BSI/ISO & IEEE AI standard groups. Maria is a passionate advocate for gender diversity, children and youth rights in the age of AI.
Recently she was named an expert advisor for UNICEF #AI4Children and WEF Generation AI programmes.

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