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Holly Peck

Sanctuary.ai | Women Who Code
Research Scientist | Founder
Holly first contemplated humanness whilst excavating Neanderthal bones in France. Since, her creative and engineering projects have explored human and machine learning, robotics and embodiment, and ritual. At Sanctuary, Holly builds and tests the cognitive architecture - the minds - of Sanctuary robots. Holly is the founder and director of Women Who Code Vancouver, a community she grew from zero to 1600 techlords in one year. She is a Microsoft MVP in AI and has consulted PM Trudeau on innovation. In 2018, she released her first electronic album with her partner called ‘Nobody’. On weekends, she enjoys programming polyphonic synths and writing bad poetry. Holly has a BA from Princeton University. She has a fondness for breakfast, architectures, and black latex.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, September 27

6:00pm PDT