Shirley Ogolla

Shirley Ogolla is working in Internet enabled innovation as well as Policy and Governance at Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society doing research on workers participation and codetermination on digital platforms.

In her research project on “Participation on digital platforms”, she examines new forms and processes of employee participation online.

The project is part of the research network „Digitalisierung, Mitbestimmung, gute Arbeit“ and sponsored by the Hans Böckler Foundation – the institute of the German Federation of Trade Unions (DGB). The project at HIIG is being implemented in close collaboration with the Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI Research Center for Information Technology) in Berlin.

She studied Media Studies (MA) at the Humboldt University of Berlin. Prior she completed her BA in Media and Cultural Studies and History of Art at University of Freiburg and Paris IV Sorbonne University.

At the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Shirley supported the team of Internet-enabled Innovation a year long as a student assistant before studying two semesters at New York University specializing on Digital Labor under the supervision of Prof. Andrew Ross. While abroad, Shirley was an associated researcher at HIIG and spent Summer 2017 as a Berktern at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Since 2011 Shirley holds a scholarship from the Hans Böckler Foundation.

Shirley Ogolla

Position

Researcher: The evolving digital society

Relevant Publications
Conference contributions and other activities
Relevant Publications

Journal articles and conference proceedings

Ogolla, S. & Gupta, A. (2018). Inclusive Design – Methods To Ensure A High Degree Of Participation in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Systems. University of Oxford Connected Life 2018 – Conference Proceedings, 23-34. Publication details

Other publications

Ogolla, S. (2018). Employee Empowerment or workers’ control? The use case of Enterprise Social Networks. Publication details

Ogolla, S. (2017). Artificial Intelligence at a Crossroads. Publication details

Conference contributions and other activities

Lectures and presentations

Kaleidoscopic perspectives on the futures of work
transeuropa fluid. Theaterhaus Hildesheim, Hildesheim, Germany: 26.05.2018

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Surviving Social Media In The Workplace: A Kit
re:publica. STATION, Berlin, Germany: 03.05.2018 Further information

Shirley Ogolla

Surviving Social Media in the Workplace: A Kit
re:publica. re:publica, Berlin, Germany: 03.05.2018 Further information

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Der Algorithmus als Boss
tazlab "Wie wir arbeiten wollen". taz Tageszeitung. Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany: 21.04.2018

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Data for breakfast? Social inclusion and algorithmic bias
Transatlantic ICT Forum 2017 (H2020). EU Parliament, Brussels, Belgium: 30.11.2017

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Alexa, who owns my data? AI, Big Data and ownership
Platform cooperativism 2017. New School, New York City, USA: 11.11.2017

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There is no such thing as free Lunch: Conceptualizing Digital Labor
Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. Harvard University, Cambdrige (MA), USA: 01.08.2017

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Moderation of workshops and panels

Erosion of reality
HTW Symposium 2018. Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin. Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft, Berlin, Germany: 08.11.2018 Further information

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Wie kann betrieblich verfasste Mitbestimmung im Kontext vom Einsatz von KI konkret aussehen?
10. Engineering & IT-Tagung: KI - Fluch oder Segen?. Hans-Böckler Stiftung, IG Metall. Ford-Werke, Cologne, Berlin: 19.09.2018 Further information

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Demokratische Partizipation
labor.a. Hans-Böckler Stiftung. Café Moskau, Berlin, Germany: 13.09.2018 Further information

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Zukunftsdialog BMAS. Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales. Westhafen Berlin, Berlin, Germany: 10.09.2018 Further information

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Media appearances

Enterprise Social Networks: Empowerment oder Kontrolle? (29.08.2018). Wissenschaftsjahr
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Malochen für den Algorithmus (21.04.2018). taz lab Blog
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