Ayushi Khemka

University of Alberta

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Ayushi Khemka is a Ph.D. student in the Departments of Philosophy, and Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Alberta and the host of the AI for Information Accessibility podcast. She is working on the intersections of feminist ethics, online gender-based violence, social network analysis, and digital humanities.

Khemka is also a research assistant at AI4Society, University of Alberta, working on issues around artificial intelligence and information accessibility. She is currently engaged in decolonizing digital humanities (DH) and internationalizing DH tools as part of her research projects.

In addition to Khemka's academic ventures, she is an award-winning writer on mental health and lived experience. She actively works on mental health and its social determinants through her platform called Mental Health Talks Initiative.

She earned her Master of Philosophy in women's studies, and Master of Arts in English from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Her BA (Honours) degree is in English from the University of Delhi.

Featured Work

DEC 5, 2022 Podcast

AI for Information Accessibility: Gender Equity in AI, with Dr. Eleni Stroulia & Dr. Martha White

In the final episode of the "AI for Information Accessibility" podcast, host Ayushi Khemka talks to Dr. Eleni Stroulia and Dr. Martha White, both professors ...

NOV 1, 2022 Podcast

AI for Information Accessibility: AI, Law, & Social Justice, with Judge Isabela Ferrari & Dr. Kobi Leins

In this episode of the "AI & Information Accessibility" podcast, host Ayushi Khemka discusses issues around AI, law and social justice with guests Isabela Ferrari, a ...

OCT 6, 2022 Podcast

AI for Information Accessibility: Ethics & Philosophy, with Emad Mousavi & Paolo Verdini

In this episode of the "AI for Information Accessibility" podcast, host Ayushi Khemka talks to Emad Mousavi and Paolo Verdini, both Ph.D. students at ...

SEP 20, 2022 Podcast

AI for Information Accessibility: The Ethics of “Intelligence Augmentation,” with László Z. Karvalics

In this episode of the AI for Information Accessibility podcast, host Ayushi Khemka discusses the deep history behind artificial intelligence with Laszlo Karvalics, founding director ...

SEP 13, 2022 Podcast

AI for Information Accessibility: Prologue to the Series, with Cordel Green

In this introduction to the new AI for Information Accessibility podcast, host Ayushi Khemka discusses the goals of the Artificial Intelligence for Information Accessibility 2022 Conference ...