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"Girl Decoded:" A new Memoir that follows a Scientist's Quest to Reclaim our Humanity by bringing Emotional Intelligence to Humanity

posted on: Mar 21, 2021

"Girl Decoded:" A new Memoir that follows a Scientist's Quest to Reclaim Our Humanity by Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Humanity
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Dr. Rana el Kaliouby, a noted scientist has launched her new book: “Girl Decoded: A Scientist’s Quest to Reclaim Our Humanity by Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Technology

“Girl Decoded” is a memoir that documents the author from growing up in Egypt to attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and starting a cutting-edge technology company.

As a special promotion exclusively for Arab America followers, Dr. el Kaliouby is donating 200 copies of her new book on a first-come, first-served basis. If you’re interested in receiving a copy of this book, please CLICK HERE TO RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY COPY

About the Author

"Girl Decoded:" A new Memoir that follows a Scientist's Quest to Reclaim Our Humanity by Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Humanity
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Dr. Rana el Kaliouby is the Co-Founder and CEO of Affectiva, a company that specializes in creating ethical Artificial Intelligence (AI). She is also a scientist and entrepreneur. With a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge, El Kaliouby has pioneered the field of emotion recognition technology (emotion AI) especially within the fields of mental health and autism. One of her research goals is to make AI equitable, diverse, and without algorithmic bias, and to humanize technology. She is passionate about ethics especially when it comes to the field of AI. El Kaliouby is also a “World Economic Forum Global Leader, Young Presidents’ Organization member, and she has even co-hosted a PBS Nova show on AI.” Her academic training is in computer science and her research in the field of emotion AI was spurred on by work in facial recognition. She is of Egyptian descent and credits her mother’s groundbreaking work as one of the first female computer scientists in the Arab World as her inspiration for her own career. Finally, she has received numerous honors including being named to Forbes’s “Top 50 Women in Tech,” Fortune’s “40 Under 40 list,” and she has also attained a Post Doctorate from MIT.

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