Saishruthi Swaminathan Named Semi-Finalist at Silicon Valley Business Plan Competition For Ethical AI-Based Recruiting

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Saishruthi Swaminathan Named Semi-Finalist at Silicon Valley Business Plan Competition For Ethical AI-Based Recruiting

Using Ethical AI to Level the Playing Field in the World of Recruitment

Over the past year and a half, millions of Americans filed for unemployment, offices transformed to virtual formats, and the future of the world’s workforce changed forever. Due to the rise of digital innovations and the growing popularity of remote working, the number of candidates for open jobs has increased exponentially. Data scientist and ethical AI advocate, Saishruthi Swaminathan, is redefining modern recruiting by providing the framework for bias mitigated recruitment using AI.

Recognized as a Semi-Finalist at the Silicon Valley Business Plan Competition for her business pitch for SAIRA, Ethical AI-based recruiting to eliminate biases and stereotypes found in traditional recruitment. Understanding first-hand the impacts of stereotyped recruiting models and who they favor, Saishruthi Swaminathan seeks to cultivate meaningful change to level the playing field using ethical AI to appoint the right person for the right job. 

In the SAIRA business model recruiters see only projects, expertise, and personality scores of the job seekers they are evaluating, excluding backgrounds and personal information. Holding firm in the belief that recruitment is a two-way street, SAIRA mentors would purposefully connect with job seekers to help them prepare both technically and mentally for each job. Job seekers would have the ability to rely on top-tier mentors, showcase their personalities, gain insights on recruitment trends, skill recommendations, and guidance in creating a one-page portfolio.

As a data scientist and ethical AI advocate, Saishruthi Swaminathan is championing change to create a more fair and inclusive work environment, and empower both employers and potential employees in the process. Saishruthi’s groundbreaking work in ethical AI is sweeping through not only Silicon Valley, but various industries around the world for her unwavering dedication to inclusion and fairness. 

“I love the field of Ethical AI and have been striving to educate everyone on fairness in AI Models. This business idea of using the fairness in recruitment is imperative to every industry. Companies future success and innovation depends on hiring a diverse talent pool.” – Saishruthi Swaminathan

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About Saishruthi Swaminathan

Saishruthi Swaminathan is a Data Scientist and Ethical AI Advocate based in Silicon Valley. From a small village in India to the hustle of tech’s leading incubator; Saishruthi’s expertise and technical prowess in ethical AI and open source contribution has allowed her the opportunity to speak at over 50 events in Data Science, DevOps, and Ethical AI, including chief guest at AI for INDIA 1.0 to speak about bias mitigation in AI Models. A Guinness World Record Holder as one of the 600,000 individuals who built a python app, Saishruthi is well regarded as an expert in the field. A revered role champion for diversity and inclusion, Saishruthi’s work is focused on mitigating biases in AI models; which would result in co-creating the R-Code for the AI-Fairness 360 product.

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