Bio (125 words)
Dr Kira Allmann is a Public Engagement Researcher at the Ada Lovelace Institute, where she works to centre public perspectives and lived experience in data and AI policy. She is currently co-producing ethnographic research with people who have lived experience of poverty about the impact of data-driven systems on health inequalities. Kira completed a PhD at the University of Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship, specialising in cyberpolitics of the Middle East. In the past, she has organised communities of knowledge diversity and disruption working for the Oxford Human Rights Hub and the Whose Knowledge? campaign. Prior to joining Ada, Kira held a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Media Law and Policy at the University of Oxford, where she studied community-led initiatives to close the digital divide.