Katherine M.
Zhou

katherinemzhou.com
Product Designer & International Speaker

About the Speaker

Kat (she/her) is the creator of the <Design Ethically> project, which started out as a framework for applying ethics to the design process and has now grown into a toolkit of speculative activities that help teams forecast the consequences of their products. Through her work with <Design Ethically> , she has spoken at events hosted by the Nobel Prize Summit (2023), European Parliament (2022) and the US Federal Trade Commission (2021), as well as an assortment of tech conferences. Kat has been quoted in the BBC, WIRED, Fast Company, Protocol, and Tech Policy Press.

Outside of <Design Ethically>, Kat has worked as a designer in the industry for years. She recently completed a masters degree in AI Ethics & Society at the University of Cambridge and will be commencing a Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford this fall, with the Oxford Internet Institute. She lives in Stockholm with her adopted husky, where you can find them running around.

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Design ethically: putting it into practice
Kat Zhou
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Design ethically: From imperative to action
Kat Zhou
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