Fiona J McEvoy is an AI ethics writer, researcher, speaker, and thought leader based in San Francisco, CA. She was recently honored in the inaugural Brilliant Women in AI Ethics™ Hall of Fame, established at the end of 2020 to recognize “brilliant women who have made exceptional contributions to the space of AI Ethics and diversity.”
Fiona is the founder of YouTheData.com, a platform for the discussion of the societal impact of tech and AI, and has had numerous articles published in media outlets including Slate, VentureBeat, The Next Web, Offscreen, and All Turtles. Fiona is also regularly asked to present her ideas to AI conferences across the US and internationally, and in recent years has spoken at events in the UK, Canada, Spain, Portugal, and Mexico. Her work has been referenced in books, including Francine Banner’s Crowdsourcing the Law, David Vance’s Business Essentials, and Jeff Mapua’s Virtual Reality and You.
Fiona holds a graduate degree in Philosophy, with a special focus on ethics and technology.