Vrushali Sawant
Data Scientist, Data Ethics Practice

Vrushali Sawant is a data scientist with SAS's Data Ethics Practice (DEP), steering the practical implementation of fairness and trustworthy principles into the SAS platform. She leads the marketing initiatives from a responsible innovation perspective for the DEP. With a background in technology consulting, data management, and data visualization, she has been helping customers make data driven decisions for a decade.

Analytics | Artificial Intelligence | Data for Good
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Inclusivity: A guiding principle for responsible innovation

AI – just like humans – can carry biases. Unchecked bias can perpetuate power imbalances and marginalize vulnerable communities. Recognizing the potential for bias is one of the first steps toward responsible innovation. Doing so allows users to include diverse needs and perspectives in building inclusive and robust products. Through

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The ethics of responsible innovation: Why transparency is key

In today's world, data-driven systems make significant decisions across industries. While these systems can bring many benefits, they can also foster distrust by obscuring how decisions are made. Therefore, transparency within data driven systems is critical to responsible innovation. Transparency requires clear, explainable communication. Since transparency helps people understand how