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  • Mozilla and USAID are awarding 10 grants out of a pool of $250,000 to institutions in India; the awards will help shape the next generation of technologists. Read more about Responsible Computing Challenge applications In India.
  • Mozilla welcomed Dr. Ziyaad Bhorat, New Responsible Computing Challenge Fellow. Dr. Bhorat will help educators in the U.S. develop curricula that blend computer science and ethics
  • Mozilla is providing grants from $5,000 to $10,000 USD to individuals and organizations studying the impact of AI on communities in Eastern and Southern Africa. Learn more about Africa Innovation Mradi Research Grants.
  • The Data Futures Lab’s new Infrastructure Fund will provide awards of up to $50,000 for tools that fuel a more fair data economy. Learn more and apply here.
  • We have announced Kenya’s Inaugural Cohort of Responsible Computing Challenge Awardees. Learn who they are here. A total of $200,000 USD was awarded to eight universities that will embed ethics into their computer science curricula.
  • In the lead up to MozFest House Kenya, the Africa Mradi team hosted a fireside chat on 28 June in partnership with Baraza Media Lab. The event explored the topic “Will Africa find more harm than good with AI?” and brought together esteemed panelists: Dr. Bright Gameli, Nanjira Sambuli and Mutembei Karuiki. The event brought together industry experts, civil society organisations and a diverse audience for thought-provoking discussions about AI in Africa, using Kenya as a case study.
  • Following the Buzz event, the Africa Mradi Team is excited to announce MozFest House Kenya! Join us in Nairobi, 21 – 22 September 2023 at the Shamba Cafe. MozFest House Kenya is a regional gathering that will bring together builders, researchers, policymakers, activists, civil society organizations, and philanthropy to connect and explore critical issues related to a healthy internet and trustworthy AI. Tickets are available here.

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