Sacha Alanoca

Senior AI Policy Researcher & Head of Community Development
🇫🇷  Paris

Sacha is a Senior AI Policy Researcher & Head of Community Development at The Future Society. Her research centers on data governance, privacy and on how to build fair and non-discriminatory AI systems. She leads our community development composed of over 60 advisors and affiliates, who are working in AI ethics, safety and/or development.

Prior to joining The Future Society, Sacha worked for the pioneering Civic Tech bluenove, a software and consulting company specialized in collective intelligence and partner of The Future Society’s AI Global Civic Debate. Previously, Sacha gained experience at the OECD’s Development Center in Paris, where she built partnerships between foundations and member countries to achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals. She also researched the impact of social and ecological trends in Latin America at two leading think tanks in Brazil and Chile.

Sacha has a Masters in International Public Management from the Paris School of International Affairs at Sciences Po. She specialized in Emerging Economies and Digital Innovation and completed her training with a coding bootcamp. It is during her exchange at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and at Harvard Kennedy School that she started researching the impact of emerging technologies on our societies and more specifically on minorities. Sacha is Franco-Chilean. She lived and worked in France, United States, Chile, Brazil and the UK. Sacha is fluent in English, French and Spanish, and proficient in Portuguese and Japanese.