SA+P Alumni in the Media: Week of September 10

Soundings: Learn about DesignX
On Thursdays this September, hear about SA+P's DesignX accelerator and discuss your own venture ideas over dinner and drinks. Open to SA+P alumni and members of the MIT community. Learn more.

Managing Coral Reefs
How do regional & national policies impact the efficacy of national goals–such as the preservation of marine bio-diversity? A new book from DUSP alumna Kelly Heber Dunning PhD '16 explores top-down vs. community-centric models. AnthemPress.

AI is biased. She’s working to fix it.
More than 70% of consumers are using #AI and may not even know it. But what if the algorithms used in AI are wrong? Soledad O'Brien talks to Joy Buolamwini SM ’17 about combating algorithmic bias. Matter of Fact

Improving job quality
DUSP alumna Tiffany Ferguson MCP ’18 is a Community Development Analyst in the Regional & Community Outreach department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Read a profile about her work to improve job quality in Sloan's Good companies, good jobs

Hole in the sand
An experimental kitchen based in the high desert from ACT alumna Sarah Witt SM ’11, is launching a series of seasonal desert dinners. Each event is a multi-course meal featuring one plant or grouping of related plants, generally from the Mojave desert or the surrounding regions. Learn more about upcoming pop-down events

Living up to eco-friendly promises
Do urban megaprojects' promise of economic benefits balance the risks and controversy due to their environmental and social impacts? DUSP alum Marcel Williams MCP '16 and his thesis are cited for insight into the Forest City project in Malaysia. Eco-Business.