Head of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Public Policy, Europe, Middle East, and Africa,
Amazon Web Services
Sasha Rubel is public policy lead for artificial intelligence / machine learning in Europe, Middle East, and Africa for Amazon Web Services. Previously from 2018 – October 2021, Sasha lead coordinated UNESCO’s work on artificial intelligence, digital transformation, and internet governance. From 2013-2018, Sasha was liaison officer to the African Union and Economic Commission for Africa and Advisor in the Sahel for issues related to digital transformation and innovation. A former student of the École Normale Supérieure, she holds an MA in anthropology and new media studies, and has undertaken a PhD in the anthropology of new technologies and digital transformation.