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Toshie Takahashi is Professor in the School of Culture, Media and Society as well as the Institute for AI and Robotics, Waseda University, Tokyo.  She has been appointed as a Faculty Associate of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University as well as an Associate Fellow of the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, the University of Cambridge.  She has held visiting appointments at the University of Oxford and Columbia University.  She conducts cross-cultural and trans-disciplinary research on the social impact of robots as well as the potential of AI for Good. She is currently involved in “Moonshot R&D projects” (PD: Toshio Fukuda, President of IEEE) by leading the Gen ZAI project, engaging youths now for a global AI future. In this project, she will conduct cross-cultural research with 10000 young people in terms of AI in collaboration with the Harvard BKC, both CSER and CFI at the University of Cambridge, and the Stanford Social Media Lab.  Finally, Takahashi sits on the advisory committee of the Information and Communication Council, Ministry of the Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan.