Fireside chat with one of the participants of the Google AI Impact Challenge Programme.
Brigitte Gosselink is Head of Product Impact at Google.org, where she leads initiatives that leverage emerging technologies and Google’s expertise to address global challenges. She is currently focused on how AI can be used for social impact through efforts like the $25M Google AI Impact Challenge. She previously lead programs focused on how technology can improve global education, innovation for people with disabilities, and crisis response.
Prior to Google.org, Brigitte was a strategy consultant for nonprofits and foundations at The Bridgespan Group and worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development and International Relief and Development, focusing on innovative approaches in post-conflict transitions. She has an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia.
John Callery is the Director of Technology at The Trevor Project, the world's leading provider of suicide prevention and crisis intervention services for LGBTQ young people. In his role, John oversees product, engineering, and IT operations. Since joining The Trevor Project, John has led a complete technological transformation of the organization's programs, cloud computing and physical infrastructure, and is now leading the development of a best-in-class data science and AI team. He has more than 15 years of experience in complex information environments in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.