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Nelsen and AI4ALL Announce Collaboration to Expand Diversity and Impact Through Artificial Intelligence

New York, NY – Sep. 9, 2019 – Today, Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) announced it has signed on as a sponsor for AI4ALL, a nonprofit focused on opening doors to artificial intelligence for underrepresented talent through education and mentorship. 

“I have admired the work of AI4ALL since it started, and I am very proud for Nielsen to join this movement,” said David Kenny, CEO and Chief Diversity Officer, Nielsen. “Nielsen data is increasingly turned into AI-enabled decisions for our media, retail, and consumer goods clients.    It is essential that both the data and models reflect everyone, and that everyone has new opportunities using AI. AI4ALL will help us make that happen.”

This sponsorship aligns with Nielsen’s focus on inclusivity across both its measurement solutions and workforce, as well as its commitment to making a positive social impact through its corporate social responsibility program, Nielsen Cares.

“We’re excited to leverage the talent in Nielsen’s employee base to help expose our students to a variety of career pathways in artificial intelligence,” said Tess Posner, CEO, AI4ALL. “Nielsen is a unique addition to AI4ALL’s corporate sponsorship program, and we are grateful that they recognize the importance of cultivating diverse rising AI talent.”

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