AI Ethics for Nonprofits: Virtual Workshop

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AUGUST 5, 2020
7-9:45AM PT | 10-12:45 ET | 15:00-17:45 GMT

NetHope’s AI Working Group, USAID, MIT D-Lab, and Plan International have partnered to deliver a set of AI Ethics virtual workshops to equip the nonprofit sector with the information it needs in order to implement AI responsibly and ethically. The workshops will focus on the practical application of the concepts and frameworks covered in the first three webinars of the AI Ethics webinar series. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to explore the questions surrounding the principle of Fairness in the context of several use cases from the humanitarian and international development sector, including Education, Health, Agriculture, Workforce, and Humanitarian Response.

THIS WORSHOP IS DESIGNED TO ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING NEEDS OF THE NONPROFIT SECTOR

  • Understand the potential risks of designing and using AI.
  • Practice applying ethical considerations to AI use cases in international development.
  • Identify the areas where additional practical guidance and tools are needed.

INTENDED AUDIENCE

  • Primary: International development practitioners (ICT4D, Field Programs, Business Development) from global NGOs, UN agencies and local nonprofits
  • Secondary: Technology experts that are already working with global NGOs, including tech companies and academia.

Please note that there is a limited number of spots available and priority will be given to the primary target audience. Register your interest to attend the August 5th workshop no later than July 13th.

OTHER INFORMATION

Level: Non/minimally technical

Pre-requisites:

Technology: We will be using Zoom and Miro.

WORKSHOP FACILITATORS

Leila Toplic, Lead for Emerging Technologies Initiative, NetHope

Amy Paul, Technical Advisor, USAID Center for Digital Development

Nora Lindstrom, Global Lead for Digital Development, Plan International

Amit Gandhi, Instructor, MIT D-Lab

Kendra Leith, Associate Director for Research, MIT D-Lab


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