Elizabeth (she/her) is an AI Ethics & Organizational Culture Advisor and CEO of EMA Advisory Services. She is a Scholar-Practitioner recently featured in Forbes - "15 AI Ethics Leaders Showing The World The Way Of The Future".
Elizabeth offers 25 years of expertise in technology leadership, civic tech policy, social advocacy, inclusive tech design, and diversity and inclusion. Elizabeth is a highly sought-after international speaker and trainer who engages with her audiences through learning events, panels, workshops and keynote speaking engagements.
Elizabeth was awarded the inaugural 2020 Race & Technology Practitioner Fellowship by Stanford University's Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity. In August of 2021 she was awarded Affiliate Fellow status with Stanford's Institute for Human-Centered AI, a 2-year appointment.
In 2020, Elizabeth launched EMA Books and wrote 4 children's books to help parents share stimulating and diverse books with children during the COVID pandemic. Her book "Little A.I. and Peety" is currently sold in over 40 online bookstores around the world.
Elizabeth is pursuing a doctoral degree at Pepperdine University with a research focus on Leadership of Responsible AI™. She holds an MBA in Project Management from Capella University, a B.A. in Business Management from Bethel University, as well as a graduate certificate from Johns Hopkins University in leadership development. Elizabeth has earned Diversity and Inclusion credentials from Cornell University, a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute, and a Security+ certification from EXIN.
Elizabeth serves as the Chief AI Ethics Advisor for Paravison. She also serves as the Global Chief AI Culture & Ethics Officer for Women in AI where she volunteers her time building a world class team and program to support the needs of 8,000 women around the world.
Elizabeth has spoken to thousands of leaders across the globe at events sponsored or hosted by organizations below.