Founder & Executive Director
Laura is the Founder and Executive Director of Accel.AI, a global Non Profit Institute lowering the barriers to entry in engineering artificial intelligence, she also founded and co-Chairs the Latinx in AI Coalition. She has been described as a natural and versatile leader with a passion for AI, Computer Science, Research, and Psychology. She has a Bachelors of Science in Biology, Physical Science, and Human Development. She jumpstarted her career in software engineering at Intuit revamping their Quickbooks online platform. She is a Director with Women Who Code, a global non-profit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers.
Jen has a passion for social change and wants to see a world that works for everyone. She has a BS in alternative medicine and an MA in anthropology and social change. Jen sees the value in self care, as well as the importance of values and ethics of care in the world of technology. She is here to keep the beauty and complexity of humanity in AI.