Published: March 8, 2022

ZionOn Tuesday, March 29, Zion Mengesha, Google speech scientist and Stanford University PhD candidate in Linguistics,  will give this year's Undergraduate Distinguished Lecture, "Bridging the Gap Between Sociolinguistics and AI". Based on work she has done in collaboration with Google, Mengesha will make the case that automated speech recognition software does not account for speakers of African American English. The talk will be given via Zoom, from 4-5:30pm.