[ONLINE] - PIT-UN: Public Interest as the Driver of New, Emerging Technologies to Promote Equity


This webinar follows the release of a Journal of Science Policy and Governance (JSPG) Special Issue on the Impacts of Emerging Technologies on Inequality and Sustainability, produced in collaboration with the UN Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY). The event highlights the work of early-career authors from the special issue around Public Interest Technology (PIT) topics, facilitates conversations around harnessing technology to promote equity, and seeks to build the next generation of civic-minded practitioners.


Adriana Bankston
, @AdrianaBankston
Chief Outreach Officer, Journal of Science Policy & Governance (JSPG)


David H. Guston
Foundation Professor and founding director of the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University

Morgan Livingston
Research Assistant with Stanford Law’s Center for Internet and Society, Senior at University of California, Berkeley

Stuti Chakraborty
Gold medalist in Occupational Therapy, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

Farah Awan
Digital Health Specialist and Eye Care Practitioner

Soheib Nunhuck
Member of the Digital Advisory Unit, at the International Monetary Fund (IMF)