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Vinhcent Le

The Greenlining Institute

Vinhcent Le is the technology equity legal counsel at the Greenlining Institute, where he develops the organization's strategy to protect consumer privacy, prevent algorithmic bias in economic opportunity and close the digital divide. He is co-author of the report "Algorithmic Bias Explained: How Automated Decision-Making Becomes Automated Discrimination," issued in February 2021.

Before joining Greenlining, Le advocated for clients as a law clerk at California offices of the Federal Public Defender, the Office of Medicare Hearing and Appeals, and the Small Business Administration. He received his law degree from the University of California, Irvine, and his B.A. in political science from the University of California, San Diego.

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