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What Does the Digital Normal Look Like After COVID-19?
June 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
The global pandemic has forced every one of us to adjust to a new normal. Businesses, organizations and individuals are all leveraging technology to work from home, upgrading the way we all do business.
But what does this mean for technology moving forward? What kind of digital standards are we expected to meet to keep up with the curve? What does the new digital normal look like for businesses and individuals after COVID-19? Joining us will be Dr. Nicol Turner Lee, writer, researcher and storyteller interested in equitable access to new technology.
Dr. Nicol Turner Lee is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, a global think tank located in Washington, DC. She works in the Center for Technology Innovation where she researches public policy designed to enable equitable access to technology across the U.S. Dr. Turner Lee’s most recent publications address biases in machine learning algorithms, the digital divide, 5G mobile infrastructure and telehealth. Dr. Turner Lee graduated from Colgate University magna cum laude and has a M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from Northwestern University. She also holds a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Illinois-Chicago. Dr. Turner-Lee is a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology at Arizona State University. She serves on the Federal Communications Commission broadband advisory working group and digital diversity working group. In her free time, Dr. Turner Lee is Chair of the Telecommunications Policy Research Conference (TPRC), which is committed to joining policymakers and academics around significant tech policy issues.
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