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NYTechWeek – AI Mosaic: Diversity in Motion

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2024 at 11:00 am

Location: Redstone Theater

NOTE: This event has been canceled.

The Office of the Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Jr., Afropunk, Latimer AI, Create Labs Ventures, and MoMI will co-present a dynamic event featuring a panel discussion about AI and the need for ethics and inclusion, followed by a demonstration of the AI virtual influencer C.L.Ai.R.A. Come explore inclusive AI models and be inspired by founders to gain momentum in the tech, creative, and social justice space. Following the program in the Redstone Theater, attendees will have an opportunity to socialize and interact with C.L.Ai.R.A and platforms in the Museum lobby.

In Conversation: Inclusivity and Representation within AI
Christina Karahalios, Chief Operating Officer, MoMI
Kanene Holder, AI Integration Manager for DEIGPT, Create Labs
John Pasmore, Founder,

Demonstration of C.L.Ai.R.A // Intersection of Arts and Tech
Abran Maldonado, Co-Founder, Create Labs
Aziz Isham, Executive Director, MoMI is the pioneering Afro-Latina AI virtual influencer developed by Create Labs. C.L.Ai.R.A offers thoughtful insights and reflects diverse perspectives, demonstrating the potential of AI to improve lives and foster understanding across communities. With appearances at major events like CES and Afrotech, C.L.Ai.R.A is a beacon for the future of AI in society. is a large language model trained with diverse histories & inclusive voices.

Afropunk is a global movement celebrating Black culture and creativity. Known for its music festivals, Afropunk creates spaces where people can express themselves freely and authentically. This event will feature the distinct sounds and spirit of Afropunk, adding a dynamic cultural dimension to the discussion on AI and diversity.