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Community Panel: Global Perspectives in Intersection of Emerging Tech and Human Rights

Join Global Ties KC and KC AI Club on February 16th for a community panel featuring local tech professionals and visitors on the prestigious International Visitor Leadership Program from Zimbabwe. These tech professionals are in Kansas City to learn about digital equity, and emerging technologies like AI and its diverse uses. The moderated panel will be an opportunity to learn about utilization of technology within human rights in addition to learning about the work happening within the KC community and in Zimbabwe. 

Registration is free, but we’d love to know you’re coming in advance! Use the form below to RSVP for yourself and a friend.

Date: Friday, February 16, 2024

Time: 11:00- 1:00 pm

Location: Keystone Innovation District, 800 E 18th St, Kansas City, Mo 64108


Local Panelists: 

– Ebrima “Abraham” Sisay (AI + Mental Health)
Doug Hohulin (Responsible AI)
Arslan Chaudhary (Immigration Attorney)

International Panelists from Zimbabwe:

Edwin Banda, CTO, Econet Wireless
Namatai Kwekweza, Director, WELEAD Trust
Victoria Ngono, Executive Director, Girls in STEM Trust

– Moderated by Chris Kovac 

About Global Ties KC

Through face-to-face interactions with rising leaders from around the world, people across the U.S. Heartland have the chance to learn and influence global affairs, make new friends, and represent our community all without ever leaving home.

We connect international professionals and emerging leaders in a variety of fields with their Midwest counterparts for the purpose of forging lasting relationships that may one day become a powerful tool for addressing some of our biggest global challenges. While in Kansas and Missouri, we provide our international visitors with opportunities to cultivate deeper connections and more meaningful cross-cultural exchange.

About Kansas City AI Club

Nestled in the thriving tech community of Kansas City, the Kansas City AI club has become the go-to destination for all things AI. Founded and organized by visionary tech enthusiasts, Dr. Simon Kuo and Chris Kovac, and Nate Allen, they are dedicated to fostering connections, promoting learning, and sparking insightful discussions around artificial intelligence. Whether a seasoned AI professional or just starting their journey, the Kansas City AI Club is a platform for the community to stay at the forefront of this transformative field. They are working together to shape the future of AI right here in Kansas City!

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