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Technology

The Tenuous Relationship Between Technology and Social Innovation

Featuring Kelly Born, Arisha Hatch, & Rob Reich

Rob Reich, a Marc and Laura Andreessen faculty co-director of Stanford PACS, moderates a conversation about the promise and peril of technology in civil society. Reich is joined by Kelly Born, a program manager at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Madison Initiative, and Arisha Hatch, managing director of campaigns at Color of Change.

Technology

Fostering a Human-Centered Approach to Artificial Intelligence

Featuring Fei-Fei Li & Johanna Mair

Fei-Fei Li, chief scientist of artificial intelligence at Google Cloud and director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab, advocates for an approach to AI that emphasizes human psychology, augmentation rather than replacement, and social and human impact.

Social Enterprise

Embracing Emerging Technology for Social Change

Featuring Katherine Milligan, Keller Rinaudo, Kristin Groos Richmond & David Risher

Katherine Milligan, who directs the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, interviews leaders from organizations harnessing tech tools like drones and e-readers for social good.

Human Rights

Ending Slavery and Child Labor in Global Supply Chains

Featuring Siddharth Kara, Bama Athreya, Leslie Johnston, & Nina Smith 1

Human trafficking, modern slavery, and child labor remain pressing concerns in many industries’ global supply chains. Harvard’s Siddharth Kara leads a discussion on how each sector can play a role in finding solutions.

Human Rights

Creating Enabling Environments for Refugees

Featuring Priss Benbow & Emily Arnold-Fernandez 1

Emily Arnold-Fernandez, executive director of the nonprofit Asylum Access, makes the case that better policies in host countries can enable refugees to rebuild their own lives and contribute to host economies.

Technology

Tackling Cyber-hate in Silicon Valley

Featuring Brittan Heller & Kim Meredith

The Anti-Defamation League’s Brittan Heller discusses her work tracking cyber-hate, and her partnership with tech companies and law enforcement agencies to reduce bigotry and promote justice and fair treatment in online environments.

Technology

Data Privacy and Security: From Mandate to Mission

Featuring Lucy Bernholz, Alix Dunn, & Amy O'Donnell

Stanford's Lucy Bernholz moderates a discussion on how social sector organizations can utilize the power of data while integrating critical concerns of security, transparency, and responsible governance into their culture.