Jessie 'Jess' Smith is a second year PhD student in the department of Information Science. Jess received her bachelor's in software engineering from Cal Poly in 2018. Her PhD research is focused on AI ethics, machine learning fairness and bias, and incorporating ethical speculation in the computer science classroom. Jess loves to engage in public scholarship about her research to encourage transparency and interdisciplinary dialogue about the unintended consequences of technology. She is also the co-host and co-creator of The Radical AI Podcast.