Irene Chen is a PhD student at MIT in electrical engineering and computer science. Her research focuses on developing machine learning methods to advance healthcare through the lens of inclusion and equity. Her work has been published in both machine learning conferences (NeurIPS) and medical journals (Nature Medicine, AMA Journal of Ethics), and covered by media outlets including MIT Tech Review, NPR/WGBH, and Stat News. Prior to her PhD, Irene received her joint AB/SM in applied math and computation engineering from Harvard University and worked at Dropbox.