2019-2020 Fellow, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

Mutale Nkonde

Mutale Nkonde is an AI policy advisor and incoming fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, where she will be conducting an ethnographic study on how congressional staffers learn about AI Policy during the 2019/2020 academic year.

During her time as a Data & Society Fellow, she founded the Dorothy Vaughan Tech Symposium briefing series on Capitol Hill, and was on the team that introduced the Algorithm Accountability Act and Deep Fakes Accountability Act with the Office of Congresswoman Yvette Clarke.

Her work has been covered by MIT Tech Review, Venture Beat,  Inverse.com, Zora, One Zero, and WIRED. She is also a co-author of a report on racial literacy and tech, and speaks widely on race, policy, and AI.