SELECTED HONORS, AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS                                                                     


2023 - 2024           Chair of the AI for Good Symposia in the Global South, IJCAI (International

                              Joint Congress of AI). Symposium in 2023 in Johannesburg, in collaboration with

                              SACAIR (South African Conference on AI Research).


2023 - 2024           Co-Chair of the AI and Social Good Special Track, IJCAI (International Joint

                              Conference on AI).


2024                      Co-Chair of the AI for Public Policy-Making Innovation workshop at the ITU 

                              UN AI for Good Global Summit 2024.


2024                      Co-Chair of the AI for Public Good Leadership Summit

                              in collaboration with YPO and AI Commons. 


2023 - 2024           Fellow of the Economically Sustainable AI for Good Project 

                              (ND – IBM Technology Ethics Lab).


2003                      Associate Scientist. Ellis Alicante Foundation. 

                              European Lab for Learning & Intelligent Systems 


2023           Outstanding Paper Award 

                              Association of Computational Linguistics (ACL)

                              7th Workshop on Online Abuse and Harms. 

                              Paper “Aporophobia: An Overlooked Type of Toxic Language Targeting 

                              the Poor”, with Kiritchenko, S., Nejadgholi, I. and Fraser, K.C.


2022                      Best AI for Good Project Award 

                              International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI’2022) 

                              for “A Norm Optimization Approach to SDGs:

                              Tackling Poverty by Acting on Discrimination” 

                              with Montes, N., Comim, F., N., Osman & Sierra, C.


2022                      Cum Laude for the Ph.D. dissertation “Artificial Intelligence and

                              inclusion: an analysis of bias against the poor”.


2005                      Best MBA Entrepreneurship Project Award. Instituto de Empresa (IE).


2005                      Distinction with Honors. International Executive MBA

                              Instituto de Empresa (IE).