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Sharon Attipoe-Dorcoo

Principal, Tersha LLC

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Session Date

September 14, 2024


Session Time

11:30AM ET

Panel: Clean Up on Aisle AI

We all know that AI isn't designed with us, as Black women, in mind. So what do we do? How do we, with our data skills, expertise, and experiences, navigate this digital era? In this panel, we aim to give attendees the core pieces in crafting our own Black woman's AI engagement guidelines. Hear from data leaders and experts across fields share suggestions on ways for us to advocate for ourselves and interpret data insights to benefit our lives.


Sharon Attipoe-Dorcoo, Ph.D., MPH, Principal of TERSHA LLC, is first and foremost grounded in her cultural identity as a Ghanaian-American and embraces her other intersectional facets of being a wife and mom in her work. She is a former board member and sits on the Education Council of AcademyHealth, author of a children’s book, designer, poet, and consultant. Dr. Attipoe-Dorcoo is a member of the Advancing Culturally Responsive and Equitable Evaluation Network and has a certificate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from the University of South Florida. She is also an Adjunct Professor at Texas Women’s University, a 2022 Public Voices fellow of AcademyHealth in partnership with TheOpEdProject, and worked previously at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


As a community scholar-activist, she found her path from engineering to public health and her work involves engaging national mobile clinic programs. The vision for her work is rooted in culturally responsive and equitable tools for co-designing research and evaluation initiatives with communities. As a speaker and facilitator, Dr. Attipoe-Dorcoo has also presented at several conferences, published several articles, chairs and serves as an advisor for a number of entities, and facilitated a number of trainings.

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