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Empowering Impact: Harnessing the Power of AI in the Nonprofit Sector

Empowering Impact: Harnessing the Power of AI in the Nonprofit Sector

January 25, 2024 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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In a rapidly evolving digital landscape, nonprofits are harnessing the power of AI to drive social change and make a lasting impact. Our panel of experts will explore:

  • Seizing Opportunities: Learn how AI can tackle societal challenges such as climate change, public health crises, and inequality with inspiring examples from the nonprofit sector.
  • Overcoming Resource Constraints: Discover the challenges nonprofits face in adopting AI with limited resources and explore strategies for effective implementation.
  • Bridging the Skills Gap: Explore how AI reshapes nonprofit job roles and find out how to bridge the skills gap for a workforce prepared to navigate the evolving employment landscape.
  • Navigating Ethical Frontiers: Dive into the ethical considerations and biases in AI implementation, discovering responsible ways to navigate these challenges.
  • Enhancing Access for All: Uncover how nonprofits can make AI inclusive, ensuring it enhances access to opportunities, resources, and services for underrepresented communities.




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Sharlene Gandhi, Future of Good

Sharlene Gandhi is the technology and data reporter at Future of Good, a publication dedicated to the social purpose sector in Canada. She explores a number of topics, including use of data in the sector, AI policy and regulation, civic technology initiatives and mis/disinformation. 

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Angus Lockhart, The Dais

Angus Lockhart is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Dais. His research focuses on the adoption of innovative technologies like artificial intelligence in both the public and private sectors, and how policy can promote further adoption. He also works to understand the makeup of the tech workforce in Canada and in the non-profit sector more specifically. Angus holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of British Columbia, and a Master of Arts in Political Science from Simon Fraser University.

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Jason Shim, Canadian Centre for Nonprofit Digital Resilience

How can we harness technology to make a difference in the world? That’s the question Jason loves to explore with organizations. Jason serves as Chief Digital Officer of the Canadian Centre for Nonprofit Digital Resilience which aims to build a digitally-enabled nonprofit sector, where Canada’s diverse nonprofits use data and tech to advance their mission and multiply their impact. As an experienced digital executive, Jason has consistently provided leadership to help organizations stay ahead of the technology curve. He has successfully championed organization-wide digital-first approaches and has developed and implemented strategies that support operations, marketing, fundraising, and program delivery.


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