Angie Abdilla is a Trawlwoolway woman and the Founder and CEO of Old Ways, New. Her published works on Indigenous Knowledge Systems, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence created the foundations for the social enterprise.
Angie leads the team of consultants and technologists, developing integrated research, service design, and the development of deep technologies – based on sustainability practices inherent within Indigenous Knowledges.
Angie advocates for the future proofing of technologies through the United Nations, strengthened by the company’s new book, Decolonising the Digital: Technology as a Cultural Practice. She leads an international consortium of First Nations led technologists developing the next iteration of Indigenous AI, is a Fellow of The Ethics Centre, and lectures on Human/Technology inter-relationships at UTS.
Previously, Angie was the Director of the Indigenous Digital Excellence (IDX) and a Board Director of Performance Space at CarriageWorks, and continues to use the culture and the craft of storytelling as the central component of all her work.