Aishatu Gwadabe is a peace technologist, artificial intelligence (AI) artist, and public speaker who advocates for social justice in AI and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) within Web 3.0 by forging new digital pathways for peace. She is a creative diasporan of African descent who can be found on the list of TOP 100 Brilliant and Inspiring Women in AI Ethics – 2022.
Aishatu weaves real-world issues into technological promises of a better future, and has worked in conflict-affected communities in Yemen, Benin, Niger, and Burkina Faso. She explores sub-Saharan African and indigenous epistemologies and ontologies found in folklore and oral literature for designing innovative, restorative, and equitable future(s).
In her role as a regional coordinator for Africa and Europe of the organisation Black Women in Artificial Intelligence, she ensures the voices of all intersectional identities that Black women hold are heard in the AI sector.