Dr. Simone Stumpf combines her love of technology with a drive to help people: She created Project ORBIT, a new AI model for inclusive, personal image recognition that can help people who are blind or low vision.
Juan Lavista Ferres uses his love of technology to empower others to solve global challenges. Learn about his journey from a farm in Uruguay to leading research at Microsoft AI for Good during the pandemic crisis.
Kriti Sharma is driven to use her skills and passion to create a more equitable world. She founded AI for Good UK to give everyone equal access to AI, empowering them to take on today’s biggest challenges.
Meet Ernest and John
Dr. John Sargent and Dr. Ernest Darkoh grew up in different places, but they both saw the deep inequalities in access to healthcare in many countries. Their work is now changing medical systems to improve care for all patients.
Dr. Denise Hardesty has a special connection to nature and wanted to find new ways to protect our water from pollution. In her career as a scientist at CSIRO, she is now envisioning new solutions to end plastic waste using AI.
Nicolas Villar grew up interested in two things: computer programming and making things. Today, he is Principal Hardware Architect at Microsoft Premonition, creating new technology to help predict viruses before they affect humans.
Alice Piterova grew up in the UK as an immigrant from Russia. She understands the risks and challenges that refugees face. When COVID-19 hit, she used her AI skills to develop analysis to understand how the virus could impact refugee camps.
Hadas Bitran has been passionate about healthcare ever since she can remember. Discover how she combined her technical expertise and love of medicine to help coronavirus frontline health workers around the world.
How do you create a global village large enough to power a supercomputer? People power. Follow Dr. Greg Bowman from Washington University Medical School as he builds a Folding@home community to discover new treatments for COVID-19.
Learn how Kelvin Summoogum’s personal hero, his grandmother, inspired him to develop MiiCare, an AI technology that is helping to protect the elderly during the COVID-19 pandemic, while easing the loneliness of isolation.
Resilience through innovation
In times of crises, resilience is found at the intersection of science, technology, and human ingenuity. Explore stories of the people who are helping us emerge more resilient.
A global environmental network
The Planetary Computer puts global environmental monitoring in the hands of scientists, developers, and policy makers, enabling better decision making.
Interactive tour of Project Premonition
Want to learn more about Nic Villar’s story? Explore how the Project Premonition lab uses mosquitoes and AI to monitor the biome and predict epidemics.
AI for Good
We provide resources and grants to organizations using the power of AI in projects that benefit the environment, health care, accessibility, cultural heritage, and humanitarian action.