Applied AI Projects Lead
Allison Cohen is the Applied AI Projects Lead at Mila. In this role, Allison works closely with AI researchers, collaborators and funding partners to professionalize socially beneficial AI projects and deploy them at scale. Currently, her portfolio of projects includes a de-biasing application and a tool to support police in their human trafficking investigations. Allison is also involved with the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI), an international organization tasked with developing global best practices on AI. Within GPAI, Allison works with the Drug Discovery Committee on a series of policy recommendations designed to catalyze an AI-enabled R&D process that produces drugs that are equitably distributed and better aligned with healthcare outcomes. Allison holds a BA in International Development from McGill University and an MA in Global Affairs from the University of Toronto.