Intro to AI & Human Rights

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Intro to AI & Human Rights

In this course, we’ll discuss why the human rights legal framework is crucial for achieving Responsible AI and algorithmic accountability. We’ll also explore the inherent limitations of AI that cause risks to human rights.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: AI Impacts on Human Rights
  • Module 2: Intro to Human Rights
  • Module 3: Business and Human Rights
  • Module 4A - Human Rights vs Ethics, Part 1
  • Module 4B - Human Rights vs Ethics, Part 2
  • Module 5: Limitations of AI
  • Module 6: Use Case 1, AI in HR Recruitment
  • Module 7: Use Case 2, AI in Healthcare
  • Module 8: Use Case 3, AI in Financial Services
  • Module 9: Use Case 4, AI in Education
  • Module 10: Use Case 5, AI in Government
  • Module 11: Responsible AI & Algorithmic Impact Assessments
  • Module 12: Recap of AI & Human Rights
  • Final Quiz



Josephine Yam, JD, LLM, MA Phil (AI Ethics)

  • CEO & Co-Founder of Skills4Good
  • AI Lawyer & AI Ethicist
  • Executive Leadership Program, Stanford University
  • Master of Laws (LLM) degree, University of Calgary
  • Master of Arts in Philosophy specializing in AI Ethics, University of Guelph
  • RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awardee
  • Most Influential Filipina Woman in the World Award, London, UK
  • Former lawyer with a global law firm practicing IT/IP law
  • Former Senior Legal Counsel with the government’s Justice Department
  • Former CEO of an environmental law charity
  • Equity, diversity and inclusion advocate
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