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Stephanie Dinkins is a transmedia artist who creates platforms for dialog about artificial intelligence (AI) as it intersects race, gender, aging, and our future histories. She is particularly driven to work with communities of color to co-create more inclusive, fair, and ethical AI ecosystems. Dinkins employs lens-based practices, emerging technologies, and community engagement to confront questions of bias in AI, consciousness, data sovereignty, and social equity. Dinkins earned an MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art and is an alumna of the Whitney Independent Studies Program. She exhibits and publicly advocates for inclusive AI internationally at a spectrum of community, private, and institutional venues. Dinkins is currently 2018–19 Soros Equality Fellow and 2019 Creative Capital Grantee.The New York Times recently featured Dinkins in its pages as an AI influencer. Wired, Art In America, Artsy, Art21, Hyperallergic, the BBC, Wilson Quarterly, Apple, and many popular podcasts have recently highlighted Dinkins’ art and ideas.