Jordanian woman appointed global AI ambassador

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Reema Diab. (Photo: Linkedin)
AMMAN Young entrepreneur Reema Diab has been selected as the first female Jordanian global ambassador for artificial intelligence (AI), having received the highest award in the field from Swiss Cognitive, the world's leading AI network.اضافة اعلان

Diab told the Jordan News Agency, Petra, that she received the award and position after years of hard work and leadership endeavors.

Global communitySwiss Cognitive, she explained, includes a global community of business leaders and AI experts who lead the development of AI forward and enhance the global economy.

The network is mandated to formulate policies and create an AI-friendly infrastructure, encourage advanced research in the sector, and promote cooperation between the public and private sectors, including international institutions, to accelerate the adoption of AI technologies.

Council of AI ambassadorsSwiss Cognitive has appointed 31 ambassadors from 21 countries and six continents to serve as a Council of Ambassadors for Artificial Intelligence, carefully selected through scrutinizing their contribution to research and studies related to artificial intelligence technologies, she said.

The council, on which Diab now serving, was formed to implement AI strategy around the world. Its work includes three phases, namely: attracting world-leading research capabilities to work in targeted sectors; providing data and the basic supporting infrastructure necessary to serve as a testing platform for artificial intelligence and ensure strong governance and effective regulation; and contribute to the development of legislation and strategies.

About Swiss CognitiveSwiss Cognitive was founded in 2016 by artificial intelligence scientist Dr Dalith Steiger and digital transformation strategist Andy Fitz, to become a global community of experts and leaders across the technology industry and the AI community, involving more than half a million people on social media and over 30 industry sectors in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Over the course of seven years, 500 leaders and experts in AI have joined the network, and attracted an audience of more than 260,000 followers.

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