Rashida Richardson is a visiting scholar at Rutgers Law School and Rutgers Institute for Information Policy and Law, where she specializes in race, emerging technologies, and the law. Rashida researches the social and civil rights implications of data driven technologies, including artificial intelligence, and develops policy interventions and regulatory strategies regarding data driven technologies, government surveillance, racial discrimination, and the technology sector. Rashida has previously worked on a range of civil rights issues as the director of policy research at New York University’s AI Now Institute, legislative counsel at the American Civil Liberties Union of New York (NYCLU), and staff attorney at the Center for HIV Law and Policy. Rashida currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Wesleyan University, the Advisory Board of the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, the Board of Directors of the College & Community Fellowship, Advisory Board for Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting, Board of Directors for Data for Black Lives, Advisory Board for the Electronic Privacy Information Center, and she is an affiliate and Advisory Board member of the Center for Critical Race + Digital Studies. She received her BA with honors in the College of Social Studies at Wesleyan University and her JD from Northeastern University School of Law.