Diversity & Exclusion? How digital tools revolutionise HR
Jul 08, 2021, 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM
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"Diversity & Exclusion?
How digital tools revolutionise HR"

Summary

Diversity and inclusion are crucial for an ecosystem of innovation. Companies face mounting pressure for change from within and without. Yet when it comes to implementation, attracting and retaining a diverse team proves challenging. New technologies are being developed to support HR in overcoming unconscious biases, flagging inequalities in pay or sourcing talent from minority groups. HR technology can be a strong ally to drive diversity and inclusion, so what technology exists and what ethical pitfalls do we need to look out for? Do new tools also lead to new forms of exclusion and discrimination?

Welcome

Get your coffee ready

8:30 AM

Keynotes

Our keynote speaker will provide new insights into the topic.

8:30 - 9:00 AM

Open discussion

Discussion with the speakers and questions from the public

9:00 - 9:30

End

09:45

About our speaker

Nadia Fischer originally studied International Relations in Geneva, but then switched to the tech industry because she was looking for innovation and dynamic developments. Missing diversity in the tech industry, Nadia co-founded the tech startup Witty Works. Witty Works develops an AI-based software - diversifier.witty.works. The Diversifier lets companies detect their unconscious bias in their communication and helps them find an inclusive language. Nadia Fischer was selected as one of the Top10 Women Entrepreneurs of 2020 by Handelszeitung and the Schweizerische Kaderorganisation. 

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Organizers

ethix - Lab for Innovation Ethics

ethix - Lab for innovation ethics highlights and evaluates the ethical questions of digital change.

We analyze the status quo. We provide critical guidance. We debate interactively. For a responsible use of new technologies and sustainable social innovation.

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SATW

The Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences SATW is the most important network of experts for engineering sciences in Switzerland and is in contact with the highest Swiss bodies for science, politics and industry. The network is comprised of selected individual members, member organisations and experts.

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Schweizerische Akademie der Technischen Wissenschaften

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