Past Events

  1. Eyes behind a theatrical mask

    Building an Ethical Algorithmic World: Coded Bias Screening

    BC
    Canada

    October 26, 2021

    Interested in the ethics of algorithms? Concerned with the current biases within algorithms and the dangers these biases pose to particular groups of people (e.g. women and darker-skinned people)? Join us in this three-part Algorithmic Bias event to delve deeper into this issue.

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  2. Menstrual Cycle is a Vital Sign. Period.

    Zoom
    Vancouver BC V6T1Z4
    Canada

    October 25, 2021

    Seminar Title: Menstrual Cycle is a Vital Sign. Period.  Presenter: Dr. Sofia Ahmed, Professor, Libin Cardiovascular Institute, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services

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  3. CostofCare

    What is the cost of care?

    Zoom
    Vancouver BC V6T1Z4
    Canada

    October 13, 2021

    Unpaid caregivers have long been undervalued and have historically been women. Today, people of all genders fill these roles, yet the majority of caregiving continues to fall on women and is placed on top of their professional responsibilities. There are costs to this work, and they are not borne equally.

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First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.


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