SF Global Shapers hosted best-selling author Haben Girma at a ShaperTalk on Wednesday, 12/11, and we wanted to share key takeaways from the event:
This year a handful of us in the San Francisco hub kicked off a new project, AI: Re-coding our Future, to survey the field of AI in diversity, education, and policy and bridge the gap between experts and those new to the field. As part of the project, we are focusing on the phenomenal work being done by Shapers from around the globe.
More often than not, many people look to Silicon Valley as the epicenter of technology and innovation. Yet, what many fail to realize is that there’s also groundbreaking work and research being done outside of Silicon Valley…
Corporates, startups, universities, and AI practitioners of diverse backgrounds must continue working together to close the talent gap.
The growing use of data in recent years has spawned a huge need for quantitative backgrounds in the workforce. Within the next decade, AI is estimated to contribute nearly $15.7 trillion to the global economy. By 2022, the World Economic Forum expects 133 million new jobs to emerge as a result of the new division of labor between humans, machines, and algorithms. Multinational corporations continue investing vast amounts of capital into automation, and today nearly 37 percent of enterprises already using AI…
SF Global Shapers hosted Empower Finance Co-Founder & CEO and Former Sequoia Capital Partner Warren Hogarth at a ShaperTalk on Tuesday, 6/25, and we wanted to share key takeaways from the event:
We’re welcoming an amazing new class of Global Shapers to the San Francisco Hub. Learn more about them below!
What brought you to San Francisco? I hadn’t planned to move here, and flew out here to get a free trip and see my best friend in Berkeley. But I spent the day at the school that flew me out and knew I had to teach there.
What are you working on? Nothing yet! Ideally something to do with the positive representation of marginalized groups.
What’s your passion/what matters to you? I am passionate about social justice and equity. I think…
SF Global Shapers hosted Breakthrough Ocean Ventures founder Nishan Degnarain at a ShaperTalk on Monday, 4/22, and we wanted to share key takeaways from the event:
SF Global Shapers hosted Author & Refugee Rights Activist Sandra Uwiringiyimana at a ShaperTalk on Saturday, 3/9, and we wanted to share key takeaways from the event:
SF Global Shapers hosted several people who’ve been to the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos on Tuesday, 3/12, and we wanted to share key takeaways from the event:
SF Global Shapers hosted several White House Presidential Innovation Fellows at a ShaperTalk on Sunday, 3/3, and we wanted to share key takeaways from the event:
At our ShaperTalk on Tuesday, 2/19, SF Global Shapers hosted several people who attended the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos last month, and we wanted to share key takeaways from the event: