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Loubna

UK

Dr. Loubna Bouarfa is an accomplished machine learning scientist turned entrepreneur. She has been recognized by Forbes as one of the Top 50 Women in Tech, and by MIT Technology Review as a Top Innovator Under 35. Serving as a member of the European Union High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence, she has provided advice to the European Commission and member states on drafting ethical guidelines for the future of artificial intelligence.

Dr. Bouarfa is the founder of OKRA.ai, a leading company in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) for life sciences. Before founding OKRA.ai, Dr. Bouarfa held various machine learning positions in startups and academia. She has received numerous accolades, including the Deloitte UK Fast 50 Women in Leadership Award in 2022. Additionally, she was selected as a European Young Leader (EYL40) in 2022