Artificial Intelligence for Social Impact and Equity Series

Since 2018, the AI for Social Impact series has hosted talks from leading thinkers on the impact of artificial intelligence on society. This year, we are centering the question of equity – and how artificial intelligence and the algorithms around us are making our society more or less fair and prosperous. Join us at this series of remote conversations, the highlights of which are summarized in the accompanying blog series on Medium, about how we can harness AI for the greatest positive social impact.

Curated by Colleen Chien (@colleen_chien) (Professor of Law) and Irina Raicu (@IEthics) (Director of the Internet Ethics Program for the Markkula Center). All events cosponsored by the High Tech Law Institute and the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics.

Past Events

Facial Recognition and Equity, Matt Cagle, Technology and Civil Liberties Attorney, ACLU
September 24, 2020
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Content Policy and Enforcement: People, Policy and Product, Neil Potts, Public Policy Director, Trust & Safety Policy at Facebook
October 8, 2020

AI and Hiring: Automating Second Chances, Bill Sundstrom (Professor of Economics, Santa Clara University); Professor Colleen Chien (Santa Clara Law); Eli Edwards (Emerging Technologies Research Librarian, Santa Clara Law); Navid Shaghaghi (Lecturer of Mathematics and Engineering, Santa Clara University); and others
October 15, 2020
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AI for Good (Trouble), Mutale Nkonde, Fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and Stanford’s Digital Civil Society Lab
October 29, 2020
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Election Interference 2020, Renee DiResta, Stanford Internet Observatory
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2018 and 2019 Past Events – Artificial Intelligence for Social Impact and Equity Series

Curated by Professor Colleen V. Chien and Irina Raicu


Colleen ChienProfessor Colleen V. Chien
Santa Clara Law

Irina RaicuIrina Raicu
Director, Internet Ethics Program, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University