Hanna Wallach

Senior Principal Research Manager
Microsoft

Hanna Wallach is a Senior Principal Research Manager at Microsoft Research NYC, where she focuses on issues of fairness, accountability, transparency, and ethics as they relate to AI and machine learning. Hanna has 20 years of experience developing machine learning and natural language processing methods for analyzing social processes. She was named one of Glamour magazine’s “35 Women Under 35 Who Are Changing the Tech Industry” in 2014 and won the CRA-WP Borg Early Career Award in 2016. Hanna is committed to increasing diversity in computing and co-founded several initiatives to address the underrepresentation of women in machine learning and in free and open-source software development.