Susan Gonzales, Founder and CEO of AIandYou
Susan Gonzales is the Founder and CEO of AIandYou, a non-profit educating and engaging communities of color about artificial intelligence (AI). Prior to launching AIandYou, Susan created Community Engagement at Facebook and served as Director for five years in a policy outreach leadership role.
Previously, she 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 Bay Area of California.