Vera Schmitt completed her undergraduate studies in Politics and Public Administration (B.A.) at the University of Konstanz. During this time, she developed a keen interest in statistics and co-founded CorrelAid, a non-profit community of data science enthusiasts. Afterward, she pursued her passion for data science by enrolling in a Master's program in Data Science at Leuphana University in Lüneburg. As a member of the ChangemakerXchange she actively contributed to projects of CorrelAid in various countries, including Malaysia, Japan, and Singapore. In 2019, Vera successfully defended her Master's thesis titled "The Ethical Dimension of Autonomous Machines: An Algorithmic Analysis of Artificial Moral Agents." Following this, she started a Ph.D. at the Q&U Labe at the TU Berlin, concerning the topic of economic aspects of privacy. Throughout her time at the Q&U Lab, Vera explored diverse areas of interest, where she focuses mainly on disinformation detection, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), and ethical and legal considerations concerning machine learning and AI systems. Her dedication to advancing the responsible and ethical application of AI has been evident in her work and research.
Ethical and Legal Aspects of LLMs:
Quality and Usability Lab
Deutsche Telekom Laboratories
D-10587 Berlin, Germany
Speech and Language Technology Group (SLT), German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence