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Equity Demands More than Unbiased AI

However, the overriding key recommendation we would have is that the AI field should diversify itself. A diverse and inclusive AI talent pool, especially from under-represented communities would anticipate and build a more equitable system. This will require investment in education, mentorship, and access to opportunities. Only then will we have an environment where sophisticated systems are created by people that represent our union.

By |2024-05-15T18:56:57+00:00May 15th, 2024|AI Hiring, Community, Corporate, Programs|

impactmania’s AI bias report out on FINDHR – funded by EU

Widespread hiring practices including algorithmic hiring tools screen out many qualified candidates and artificially constrain the talent pool that companies consider, essentially “hiding” prospective workers. We conducted qualitative and quantitative experiments to test algorithmic hiring tools such as Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS).

By |2024-04-24T08:38:48+00:00January 15th, 2024|AI Hiring, Community, Interviews, Programs, Science & Tech|

impactmania selected by FINDHR for AI Hiring Initiative – EU

European initiatives such as this provide critical insights and avenues supporting disadvantaged populations, especially migrant women who are dealing with undervalued societal positions. A group continuously facing limited – or loss of opportunities, this while their new home countries require capable and competent workers.

By |2023-08-31T08:50:05+00:00August 31st, 2023|AI Hiring, Business & Economy, Community, Programs, Science & Tech|

Chantal Line Carpentier, Chief UNCTAD, on the People’s Sustainable Goals

We made it easier for you to catch up with the Chief of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Chantal Line Carpentier! Normally, you would need to bike up the Alps, compete in the Iron Women competition, or try to secure a meeting at the UN HQ in Manhattan. We were lucky enough to catch a (bumpy but brilliant) car ride with Chantal Line on her last day @NanoValbruna in Italy. 

impactmania Mentorship Program at University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)

From awards and grants, to lifelong relationships, and landing dream jobs, the following report encapsulates the meaningful impact impactmania internships have had on University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) students, faculty, staff, and collaborators.

Italian Newspaper Features impactmania’s Student Internship Program

As a matter of fact, we developed a relevant awareness of the world, which is now — more than ever — required to understand contemporary issues and their dynamics. And it was precisely this aspect which thrilled our editorial staff of teenagers from Friuli Venezia Giulia, forced to stay at home due to the pandemic, but focused on diverse nations, using technology to interview the ones we would had never imagined reaching.

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