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A strategic partnership with 

March 31st 2022

4pm-6:30pm CET

Event Agenda:

Welcome by Alessandra Sala

Opening address: "Importance of corporate DEI strategy" by Meeckel Beecher

Panel discussion


Moderator: Alessandra Sala, Director AI, Shutterstock



Jeroen van der Most

Dutch artist Jeroen van der Most, or shorthand Most, has created art with data, algorithms, and artificial intelligence for over 10 years.


Lauren Washington aka Lomedia

Lomedia is a multifaceted storyteller and creative builder of new ecosystems from KCMO with work exhibited worldwide.


Margarita Pitsiani

AI Scientist at Shutterstock, Margarita focuses on developing machine learning models for contextual image recommendation. 


Simone Bartlett

Simone currently sits on the board of Black in AI, a non-profit founded to increase the presence and inclusion of Black people in the field of AI. She is also the CEO of Hugo.


Submit your own photography showcasing diversity and win 100$!

Create and submit unique content (photo, illustration) that showcases women from different races, ethnicities, abilities, gender identities, sexual orientations, body types, ages, and other demographics.

When uploading the images,  include the keyword „break the science bias".

Win 100 Dollars if you belong to 10 randomly picked winners.


"Shutterstock embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). We believe DEI principles must be embedded in everything we do to accurately represent our multi-cultural and multi-experience society. We strongly believe in and support WAI’s mission to help create inclusive AI for the common good."


Shutterstock, Inc. is a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and applications for brands, businesses and media companies. Directly and through its group subsidiaries, Shutterstock's comprehensive collection includes high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, 3D models, videos and music.

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