Clara is currently lead data scientist at BBVA AI Factory. She has worked in applied machine learning and the data science field for the last twelve years both in academia and industry. She has also worked in multiple sectors such as biomedicine, media, finance and in the last two years in the field of AI ethics and algorithmic fairness.
She has worked helping bridge the gap from theory to practice translating abstract ethical principles like fairness into practical decisions in the machine learning development cycle. She currently collaborates with Alexa Hagerty, anthropologist researcher, to build a collaborative approach to AI ethics that combines the humanistic and the technical perspective.
Prior to her industry experience she carried out her PhD in artificial intelligence and bioinformatics and holds a degree in computer science, she enjoys presenting her work in public events and is actively involved in activities which encourage women and girls pursuit a career in technology and science.
Fun Fact: As much as she like the digital world, Clara enjoys part of her free time making artistic collages with her own hands 🙂