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Muriam Fancy

Muriam is a master's student at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. Her primary research interests include understanding the role of minority voices included in artificial intelligence, as well as emphasizing the importance of diversity and inclusion in technology. Muriam recently completed her BA in Peace, Conflict, and Justice with a double minor in Indigenous Studies; Diaspora & Transnational Studies at University of Toronto. In her undergraduate studies, her specialization focused on critically analyzing both the onset and consequences of conflict specifically looking at cases of war, genocide, and civil conflict.

Currently, Muriam works at the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network Youth in their Youth Solutions Hub team. The program connects youth innovators with industry and academic professionals to help scale their solutions. Furthermore, she is also part of the Youth Advisory Group at the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, in which she is directing the AI ethics project.