Google Research

Jamila Smith-Loud


Jamila's research primarily focuses on social, equity and human rights related assessments to support and help shape how Google puts values such as ethics, fairness and social benefit into action. Prior to joining Google, Jamila was the Manager of Strategic Initiatives at a Los Angeles-based civil rights nonprofit, Advancement Project, where she supported the development of racial equity initiatives and policy development through research, analysis, and advocacy. Jamila was also a Fellow with the Political and Legal Anthropology Review Journal where her research focused on rights based discourse and the intersections of law, power, identity, and cultural change. Jamila was born and raised in Los Angeles, and is a graduate of UC Berkeley and Howard University School of Law.

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