Mutale Nkonde is a U.S. based policy analyst and 2018-19 fellow at Data & Society Research Institute in New York City. Nkonde works at the intersection of race, technology, and policy.
Nkonde has been working as a senior tech policy advisor for Congresswoman Yvette Clarke since 2016. She was part of the team that helped introduce the Algorithmic Accountability Act into the House of Representatives in April 2019, and is currently considering a series of data privacy proposals. She is also the founder of the Dorothy Vaughn Tech Symposium, a briefing series that takes place on Capitol Hill. Her work has been covered in MIT Tech Review, she is a co-author of a report on racial literacy and tech, and she speaks widely on race, policy, and AI.