It feels like AI4Good is going to be the BlockChain4Good of 2021 – lots of people talking about it, lots of hype and donor interest – but what does it mean for civil society really? Where is civil society already engaging? And if I were interested in leveraging AI, where would I begin? Watch the recording of our webinar:


➡A clearer understanding about what AI might mean for my NGO.
➡An understanding about what it takes for NGOs of any size to begin engaging with AI.
➡Insight into how civil society is currently engaging AI.


➡ civil society organizations
➡ foundations
➡ programmers



Alice Piterova, Managing Director @AI for Good

Alice is Managing Director of AI for Good, the social enterprise building AI-powered products for the most vulnerable and underserved. Prior to joining AI for Good, Alice was Head of Privacy at Hazy and coordinated the first cross-party parliamentary group on AI (APPG AI) in the UK Parliament. Throughout her career, she was involved with a number of nonprofits such as Techfugees, Reprieve, Amnesty International, and the National Foundation for Educational Research.


John Zoltner, Senior Advisor of Tech for Development and Innovation @Save the Children

John Zoltner is the Senior Advisor for Technology for Development and Innovation at Save the Children. John has more than 20 years of professional experience designing, implementing and evaluating initiatives that take advantage of the power of innovative Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to achieve social impact in resource poor environments. He leads STC’s global Technology for Development Steering Group, focusing on initiatives that increase program efficiencies, reach and impact for the 20,000+ staff organization operating in 120 countries. See John’s LinkedIn profile for more information:


Rudradeb Mitra, Founder and CEO @Omdena

Rudradeb is the founder of Omdena, a bottom-up collaborative platform that brings together engineers from all over the world to build impactful AI solution. In 20 months, over 1700 engineers from 88 countries have collaborated on 44 projects. Rudradeb has also over 12 years of experience working on AI, wrote a book on the subject, is a frequently invited speaker, and a mentor of Google for Startups and Seedstars.


Chris Worman, Vice President, Alliances and Program Development @TechSoupChris has been working with and for civil society for more than 20 years. As TechSoup’s VP for Alliances and Program Development, Chris works with the team on partnerships and programs that help strengthen civil society through the strategic deployment of the organization’s knowledge, community, content, communications and data resources.


From Alice:



Product design




  1. UX Best Practices: Using Emojis, Stickers and Gifs with Bots for Messenger
  2. How to Design a Chatbot Personality
  3. How to Make Your Chatbot Sound Natural
  4. Using data science to improve mental health services for diverse communities
  5. Machine Learning for Anyone Who Took Math in 8th Grade
  6. Becoming a Self-Taught Data Scientist


How we built an AI solution with a 96-year old Swiss NGO with almost no data

Book on ‘Creating value with AI’

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