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Raising Your Hand with Airbnb’s Naba Banerjee

In Her Ellement
In Her Ellement

If you raise your hand, what's the worst that can happen? You'll either get a yes or a no. Naba Banerjee is Airbnb’s Head of Trust and Safety, and she has made it her mission to raise her hand and put herself forward for all the opportunities she can.

Naba was born and raised in India and has a father who encouraged her to apply for an engineering course as soon as she was able. Naba moved to the US after her graduation and began working for Walmart in various roles.

At Airbnb, Naba is best known for her party ban algorithm. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Airbnb saw a rise in properties being booked for one-night parties, something that is prohibited in its terms and conditions. The introduction of Naba's algorithm resulted in a significant reduction in party bookings and an increase in the banning of those who continuously broke the rules.

Naba has five teenage children, and she believes that AI will play a fully integrated role in their future careers.

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