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Harnessing AI for Social Impact: Practice, Promise, and Pitfalls

Jeff Pilisuk Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship

In an era marked by unprecedented technological advancement, the intersection of AI, social impact, and investing presents extraordinary opportunities for positive change. From optimizing resource allocation, improving efficiency, better decision-making to developing new products, to enhancing access to education and healthcare in underserved communities, AI-driven initiatives are revolutionizing the possibilities to scale our impact and the way we invest in impact.

What AI solutions are already being employed to create a positive impact? How do we ensure the responsible use of AI? Our diverse panel of experts will delve into the practice, promise, and transformative power of AI in driving social and environmental progress -as well as the ethical issues and responsible use of AI technologies. We’ll hear from social enterprise leaders, startup and technology professionals, and experts on ethics in technology to explore how AI technologies are being leveraged to amplify positive outcomes. Through real-world examples and insightful discussions, our panelists will showcase the diverse ways AI is catalyzing social innovation and driving positive impact to improve the lives of underserved populations. We will also expose the challenges and ethical considerations that we must confront when using technology to create a more sustainable and equitable world for all.

Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the frontier of AI-driven initiatives across the social impact ecosystem. Join us to uncover innovative strategies and emerging trends at the intersection of AI and impact investing, paving the way for a more inclusive and sustainable future.

Track

AI = Accelerating Impact

Format

Panel (3 speakers)

Speakers

  • NameAnthony Virapin
  • TitleWorldwide Leader, Entrepreneurship for Positive Impact at Microsoft Corporation
  • OrganizationMicrosoft
  • NameIrina Raicu
  • TitleDirector, Internet Ethics Program
  • OrganizationMarkkula Center for Applied Ethics
  • NameKrutika Ravishankar
  • TitleCo-founder & Executive Director
  • OrganizationFarmers for Forests

Description

In an era marked by unprecedented technological advancement, the intersection of AI, social impact, and investing presents extraordinary opportunities for positive change. From optimizing resource allocation, improving efficiency, better decision-making to developing new products, to enhancing access to education and healthcare in underserved communities, AI-driven initiatives are revolutionizing the possibilities to scale our impact and the way we invest in impact.

What AI solutions are already being employed to create a positive impact? How do we ensure the responsible use of AI? Our diverse panel of experts will delve into the practice, promise, and transformative power of AI in driving social and environmental progress -as well as the ethical issues and responsible use of AI technologies. We’ll hear from social enterprise leaders, startup and technology professionals, and experts on ethics in technology to explore how AI technologies are being leveraged to amplify positive outcomes. Through real-world examples and insightful discussions, our panelists will showcase the diverse ways AI is catalyzing social innovation and driving positive impact to improve the lives of underserved populations. We will also expose the challenges and ethical considerations that we must confront when using technology to create a more sustainable and equitable world for all.

Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the frontier of AI-driven initiatives across the social impact ecosystem. Join us to uncover innovative strategies and emerging trends at the intersection of AI and impact investing, paving the way for a more inclusive and sustainable future.

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