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Daniela Dicks

Daniela Dicks was Co-Lead and spokesperson of the AI & Society Lab, an inter- and transdisciplinary research laboratory at the intersection of research, industry and civil society. She accompanied the strategic development of the Lab and coordinates scientific transfer formats.

Prior to that, she helped the Falling Walls Foundation develop its format for young researchers and worked for the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in the field of sustainable economic development and digitalisation in Germany, Ethiopia and Brazil.

Daniela studied cultural and media studies, communications in social and economic context and international relations in Düsseldorf, Nantes, Berlin and London.

Other publications

Asghari, H., Birner, N., Burchardt, A., Dicks, D., Fassbender, J., Feldhus, N., Hewett, F., Hofmann, V., Kettemann, M. C., Schulz, W., Simon, J., Stolberg-Larsen, J., & Züger, T. (2022). What to explain when explaining is difficult. An interdisciplinary primer on XAI and meaningful information in automated decision-making. HIIG Impact Publication Series. Publication details

Dicks, D. (2020). Exzellenz und Vertrauen – Webinar zum EU-Weißbuch zu KI. Digital society blog. Publication details

Dicks, Daniela (2020). 5 Questions for the AI & Society Lab. Digital society blog. Publication details

Organisation of events

Roundtable Inklusive KI
10.09.2020. Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin, Germany. Co-Organised by: Representation of the European Commission in Germany (International) Further information

Daniela Dicks, Natasha Vukajlovic, Juliane Henn, Katharina Mosene, Alexander Pirang, Moritz Timm, Kai Gärtner, Wolfgang Schulz, Theresa Züger

1st Pop-Up Lab: Inclusive AI? The challenges of automated tools in HR
From 24.08.2020 to 26.08.2020. Online, Berlin, Germany (International) Further information

Shlomi Hod, Georg von Richthofen, Daniela Dicks, Deniz Erden, Juliane Henn, Alexander Pirang, Matthias Spielkamp, Marcel Hebing, Kai Gärtner, Wolfgang Schulz, Theresa Züger

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