Cristina is Founder and CEO of Public Interest Technology — Policy Lab, a Mexican company that seeks to make use of technology and intersectoral collaborations for the development of public policies. In addition, she is currently Project Lead for The Center for Binational Institutions, a non-profit organization that seeks to advance the understanding of bilateral institutions between Mexico and the United States.
Before starting with PIT — Policy Lab, Cristina worked as a Research Scientist at West Virginia University, was Director of the AI for Good program at C Mind, Consultant at World Bank Group, Analyst at Georgetown University, among other research positions focused on public service from the beginning of his professional career. Her professional career focused on social projects has led her to international recognition such as the Hult Prize in Dubai and being a finalist in the National Challenge for Public Policy Development at the University of Pennsylvania.
Cristina has a Master’s in Public Policy from Georgetown University and is a professional in International Business from Tecnológico de Monterrey, in addition to complementing her studies with participation in student groups, volunteering and mentoring. In this episode we talk with Cristina Martinez about ethical and social considerations that must be taken into account in the development processes of artificial intelligence models from her perspective working in the public sector and specifically in the development of public policies. In addition, Cristina shares her opinion and experience on the responsible use of AI applications, responsibilities in the public and private sector, and some efforts by organizations to communicate the importance of ethics in AI.