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Workshop Series: What do NPOs do in terms of innovation & use of AI?

8 March @ 3:00 pm 4:00 pm


This event is a two part online workshop about AI and its use for Non-Profit organisations co-organised by Hub member, humanbeyondtech and The Humanity Hub. The workshop gives you a necessary beginner’s insight to use artificial intelligence for good. The first session occurs on February 23 and the second on March 8.

About the Organisation and Expert:

Elif Nisa Polat, the founder of humanbeyondtech, is an Innovation and Technology Consultant for the World Bank, and leverages her experience with AI and innovative technology to help non-profits grow and reach their goals. Humanbeyondtech acts as a technology advisor and facilitator, and helps its clients develop expertise around the potential of new technologies to address development challenges.

Agenda: Session 1

AI 101 for Non-Techies

  • Generative AI isn’t new – so what’s changed?
  • How are Large Language Models created?
  • How good can a LLM become?
  • Importance of Data for AI


  • Writing better prompts to get better results

Agenda: Session 2

Problems with AI

  • Bias and regulatory problems with AI
  • Energy needs

Opportunities with AI in the short term

  • Human cost and opportunity (Job market impact)
  • Efficiency
  • Research and Development

Where do we stand as the humanitarian sector?

  • AI related projects overview: WFP Innovation Lab, World Bank Innovation Lab, UNICEF AI for Good Initiative, IFAD Digital Innovation Lab, WHO AI for Health Program, UNESCO AI in Education Initiative
  • Tools available to the humanitarian sector
  • Can AI solve all our problems?

Elif Nisa Polat

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