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Anandana Kapur

Research Assistant

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Anandana Kapur is a Research Assistant at the Berkman Klein Center and a Visiting Fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation for the 2022-2023 academic year. She is founder-director Cinemad India, a film startup that focuses on media literacy and digital storytelling. A keen follower of the intersection of tech, art and public interest, her recent work seeks to bridge the digital divide using Augmented Reality and AI. As a documentary maker and researcher, she also focuses on gender equity, culture and mobility. Dr Kapur has taught in post-graduate programs and provided consultation to grassroots organisations on participatory research design, media/comms policy and ethical leadership in India and overseas. She is an alumna of the Kennedy and Edward Mason Fellowships at Harvard University, the Fulbright Fellowship, MIT’s Open Doc Lab, and the Indo-Canadian Shastri doctoral grant for research on co-creation and interactive documentary media. Dr Kapur also curates non-fiction and has served as jury at the Japan Prize, Prix Italia, MINA and INPUT. Her latest publications are on AI, the creative economy, and decolonising practice based research. Dr Kapur is alumna of the Harvard Kennedy School where she helped create the visual identity for the school's first student-run Anti Racism Policy Journal.

 


Projects & Tools

Responsible Generative AI: Accountable Technical Oversight

Generative AI is at a tipping point of adoption and impact, much like that of machine learning and AI years ago. But this time the stakes, regulatory environment, potential social…