Susan Gonzales, CEO of AIandYou
Susan Gonzales, CEO, brings over 20 years of experience in technology, community outreach, and policy to AIandYou. Susan spent most of her career in senior roles leading community outreach to diverse populations, creating partnerships and educating influencers about technology. At Facebook, where she is a former executive, Susan created and led community engagement efforts. Susan launched AIandYou when she noticed the chasm that existed between the AI ecosystem and underserved communities of color. She is committed to creating a global platform of accessible and easy-to-understand information about AI.
Previously, Susan worked in policy for Comcast and created an outreach network of communities of color and other marginalized communities. Susan has spent most of her career focused on engaging communities of color around policy issues. She brings a unique perspective from Washington, D.C. corporate policy and the tech sector in Silicon Valley.
Susan led the first global town hall discussing AI and Diversity at Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) Montreal and was joined by the leaders of LatinX in AI, Black in AI, Women in Machine Learning (WiML) and Queer in AI.
Susan currently serves as Diversity and Inclusion Advisor to The World Economic Forum Global AI Alliance for AI Governance. She also advised the Congressional AI Roundtable hosted by Congressman Hurd and Congresswoman Kelly.
Susan is a mentor to LatinX students and serves on the board of community-based organizations. She currently serves as Advisor Board Member to the Dave Goldberg and Sheryl Sandberg Foundation, the Eva Longoria Foundation, and The Latina Collective. Susan served as Vice Chair of CHCI serving Congressman Charlie Gonzalez. She also served as Vice Chair of the U.S. Commission for the American Latino Museum. Susan resides in the San Fransisco Bay Area.