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December 2, 2021

Announcing Mako Fintech’s Multi-Year Partnership with the AI4Good Lab

Mako Fintech

Mako Fintech has launched a multi-year partnership, sponsoring the AI4Good Lab program. Mako has been actively attracting talent from their organization for job postings like the Solutions Engineer position. AI4Good Lab alumna, Ayesha Liaqat, started in this position and has already been promoted to Manager at Mako Fintech.

May 27, 2021

Encouraging diversity in AI: Why Borealis AI and RBC are supporting the AI4Good Lab

Borealis AI

Borealis AI is pleased to be expanding its participation in the AI4Good Lab program. Building on a strong foundation of collaboration throughout last year’s program, Borealis AI will be providing valuable mentorship, advice and skills transfer to participants, as well as operational, strategic and marketing support to program organizers. 

July 14, 2020

A Peek Inside AI4Good’s Industry Night

Borealis AI

The team at Borealis AI recounts their experience at this year's AI4Good Industry Night networking event. Their all-female team, along with other partner representatives, met in Mozilla's VR environment to chat with delegates about internships, fellowships, and offer advice on how to navigate the job market in the AI space. 

November 13, 2019

AI4Good: Canadian Lab Empowers Women in Computer Science - Ep. 103

The AI Podcast

Doina Precup, an associate professor at McGill University and research team lead at AI startup DeepMind spoke with the AI podcast host Noah Kravitz about her personal experiences, along with the AI4Good Lab she co-founded to give women more access to machine learning training.

September 18, 2019

Algorithms Have Nearly Mastered Human Language. Why Can't They Stop Being Sexist

Vice

AI4Good Lab alumni Yasmeen Hiti, Andrea Eunbee Jang, Carolyne Pelletier and Inès Modreno fight gender bias at Mila ( by training language-processing algorithms to envision a world where it doesn’t exist.

May 10, 2019

New partnership to create more opportunities for women in Artificial Intelligence for Good

Newswire

OSMO is proud to partner with CIFAR for the AI For Good Summer Lab program, an initiative that provides undergraduate women in STEM fields with exposure to training and networking opportunities in artificial intelligence (AI).

May 01, 2018

McGill AI for Social Good summer lab for women returns for a second year

Montreal in Technology

After the success of last year’s inaugural program, AI for Social Good is back for a second year.

July 05, 2017

Using AI and hacking to make the world a better place

McGill Reporter

Recently, McGill’s Office of Innovation asked bright, creative minds to make something that helps all of us live a little bit better in the first-ever AI4good Hackathon.

July 19, 2021

AI4Good Lab showcases the next generation of creative tech leaders

Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute

The 2021 AI4Good Lab has now concluded! From May to June, a cohort of 53 women from across Canada gathered digitally to participate -- 26 of whom took part in the inaugural Edmonton-based program. Amii would like to extend our congratulations to the 2021 participants, who now join hundreds of other women as program alumni!

April 25, 2021

The 20 Organizations that are Changing the Face of AI in 2021

Cision

MONTREAL, April 25, 2021  - The CIFAR-OSMO AI4Good Lab, one of Canada's machine learning training programs for women, announces its partner list of organizations who are leading the advancement of diversity and inclusion in AI

February 26, 2020

AI training program for women launches in Edmonton

CIFAR

CIFAR and OSMO Foundation, in partnership with the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii), are proud to announce the expansion of the AI4Good Lab, with a pilot program to take place in Edmonton.

November 06, 2019

Podcast: AI4Good Lab Empowers Women in Computer Science

NVIDIA

Doina Precup, an associate professor at McGill University and research team lead at AI startup DeepMind spoke with the AI podcast host Noah Kravitz about her personal experiences, along with the AI4Good Lab she co-founded to give women more access to machine learning training.

May 29, 2019

Nos robots seront-ils machos?

La Presse

Un algorithme qui élimine les femmes à l’embauche. Un service de recrutement en ligne qui propose des emplois d’ingénieur exclusivement aux hommes. Des assistantes personnelles féminines a notre service. Ceux et celles qui croyaient que l’intelligence artificielle allait créer un monde commencent à déchanter. Avait-on oublié que l’humain allait transmettre tous ses travers à la machine?

August 04, 2018

AI For Social Good: Addressing the need for women in tech

McGill Tribune

In an effort to increase gender diversity in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), the second annual AI For Social Good Lab initiative launched on May 14 in Montreal. The program gave 30 undergraduate women from across Canada the opportunity to use artificial intelligence to address a social issue of their choice.

April 11, 2018

AI for Social Good Program wants to help women enter AI industry 

BetaKit

The world of technology is waking up to the need to be more inclusive to the women who are part of it. This is even more true when we talk about women in leadership positions in technology companies. How can this imbalance be addressed? Here is the fundamental thinking that led to the development of the McGill University laboratory: AI for Social Good Lab.

June 15, 2017

AI Summer Lab for women: Sisters are doing it for themselves

McGill Reporter

From June 5 – 30, 20 young and dynamic women will participate in McGill’s first-ever AI for Social Good Summer Lab at McGill. The women-only Lab is a direct response to the lack of diversity in the field.

June 9, 2021

Learning from Young Pioneers: A Look inside the AI4Good Lab’s Industry Night

Borealis AI

The team at Borealis AI reflects on the ways in which the AI4Good Lab Industry Night demonstrated that learning is a life-long and collaborative journey. Industry participants shared their experience and insights; the students and the organizers of the Lab shared theirs. Everybody left the event with a renewed sense of optimism, new ideas and new network connections.

April 15, 2021

Undergrad accepted into artificial intelligence program

University of Windsor

UWindsor acknowledges its first undergraduate student to take part in the AI4Good Lab. Dr. Ziad Kobti of the School of Computer Science at UWindsor describes the efforts employed in increasing the representation of women in computer science.

January 20, 2020

Podcast: AI4Good Lab Empowers Women in Computer Science

insideHPC

In this AI Podcast, Doina Precup describes why there doesn’t need to be a gender gap in computer science education. An associate professor at McGill University and research team lead at DeepMind, Precup shares her personal experiences, along with the AI4Good Lab she co-founded to give women more access to machine learning training.

October 09, 2019

Mila Receives Funding, Support From Boralis AI For Climate Change Project

BetaKit

Borealis AI, part of RBC Institute for Research, has announced a new collaboration with Mila, the Quebec Artificial Institute, to support Mila’s research project focused on using AI to address climate change. The donation is also meant to help programs like AI For Good Summer Lab.

May 13, 2019

CIFAR and OSMO partner

to give women training opportunities in AI

BetaKit

Two Canadian non-profits, OSMO and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), are partnering to launch the AI For Good Summer Lab program, an initiative that provides undergraduate women in STEM fields with exposure to training and networking opportunities in artificial intelligence.

May 19, 2018

Montreal's AI4Good Lab aims to get more women working in artificial intelligence

Montreal Gazette

The program, now in its second year, aims to give participants the background and the confidence to continue in AI, whether that’s by studying it in graduate school, applying the technology in other areas or by starting a business, said Precup, a computer science professor at McGill University and the head of Google-affiliated AI company DeepMind’s Montreal lab.

August 02, 2017

AI for Social Good Lab: Striving for a More Inclusive Tech Culture

Medium

There is a growing demand for a more diverse workforce, especially in the technology industry. Unfortunately, despite the world’s brightest minds and largest institutions banding together in an attempt to diversify the workforce, female employment rates in STEMM jobs have only slightly improved, and have actually declined for those in Computer Science.

April 04, 2017

McGill Innovation launches AI For Social Good Summer Lab for women

Montreal in Technology

McGill Innovation is launching a one month Summer Lab in collaboration with McGill Reasoning and Learning Lab that will teach technical concepts in machine learning , in addition to digital product development and design applied to a specific social problem.