Our Team

The Algorithmic Equity Toolkit was developed under the direction of the Critical Platform Studies Group between April 2019 and April 2020. The Toolkit was initiated as a project at the Data Science for Social Good Summer Program run by the eScience Institute at the University of Washington.
Key Contributors:
Bissan Barghouti, ACLU of Washington
Corinne Bintz, Department of Computer Science, Middlebury College
Dharma Dailey, Human Centered Design and Engineering, University of Washington
Micah Epstein, Coveillance Collective
Vivian Guetler, Department of Sociology, West Virginia University
Bernease Herman, eScience Institute, University of Washington
Pa Ousman Jobe, Albers School of Business & Economics, Seattle University
Michael Katell, Information School, University of Washington
P. M. Krafft, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
Jennifer Lee, ACLU of Washington
Shankar Narayan, FairTech4All
Franziska Putz, Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford
Daniella Raz, School of Information, University of Michigan
Brian Robick, ACLU of Washington
Aaron Tam, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Washington
Abiel Woldu, ACLU of Washington
Meg Young Information School, University of Washington

We are grateful to the many individuals and expert panelists who provided feedback during the development of this work, including:
Raul Alvarez, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Haleema Bharoocha, Alliance for Girls
Victoria Bonilla
Marlon Brown, Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County
Yunuen Castorena, Office of Civil Rights, City of Seattle
Weng-Ching Cheung
Myron Curry
Livio De La Cruz, Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County
Ashley Del Villar, La Resistencia
Masih Fouladi, CAIR-WA
Geoff Froh, Densho
Jose Hernandez, eScience Institute, University of Washington
Anna Lauren Hoffmann, University of Washington
Karen Huang, Harvard University
Vaughn Iverson, eScience Institute, University of Washington
Katie Krafft, UMass Dartmouth
Luke Krafft
McKenna Lux, CAIR-WA
Tomás A. Madrigal, Ph.D., Community to Community Development
Brent Mittelstadt, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
Maru Mora Villalpando, La Resistencia and MiJente
John Page
Miguel Rivas Perez, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Rudy, Pioneer Human Services
Isaac Shantz-Kreutzkamp
Anissa Tanweer, Data Science for Social Good, eScience Institute, University of Washington
Nina Wallace, Densho
Lindsay Yazzolino
Benjamin Zuercher

This project was supported in part by the ACLU of Washington, the UW eScience Institute, the UW Tech Policy Lab, a sub-award from a grant Ryan Calo and Danielle Citron received from the AXA Research Fund, the Washington Research Foundation, and a Data Science Environments project award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (Award 2013-10-29) and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Award 3835). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the sponsors.