Latifa is a member of the Shura Council (Saudi Parliament), Assistant Professor of Computer Science at King Saud University, and a visiting researcher at the University of Liverpool, with more than 17 years of experience in applied research. She has also worked as Artificial intelligence Advisor to the Saudi Government, leading the national strategic direction of AI and AI governance, as a contributor to G20 AI policy, and at different international organisations including the OECD and ITU. She joined the UNESCO Ad hoc Expert Group (AHEG) to contribute in preparing the recommendation on the ethics of Artificial Intelligence with global experts.
Latifa obtained her Ph.D. in Computer Science in AI and Law from the University of Liverpool in 2017. and earned her M.Sc. degree (with distinction) in the domain of dialogues in multi-agent systems (autonomous systems) and a PGD in Software Engineering from the same university.