Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Podcast: Effective Recruiting Tips: Leverage AI and Enhance Inclusion

Adonis Wooten-Herron, North American Recruiting Lead for Women’s Initiatives, Persons with Disabilities, and LGBTQ+ at Accenture, shares how people and AI-enabled technology can work together to create more inclusive recruiting practices. He underscores the importance of staying passionate and keeping informed to ensure that the core of your hiring process always puts people first. […]

2024-05-02T15:33:56+00:00Published: May 2nd, 2024|Tags: , , |

Podcast: Designing for Inclusion: Creating Accessible Content for Indigenous Communities

Meggan van Harten, Partner and Strategic Leader for Design de Plume, shares creative strategies to make digital content more accessible and inclusive for indigenous audiences and communities. She discusses the impact of AI-generated captions, the barriers that fonts can create, and the importance of audio-based content. […]

2024-05-02T15:35:47+00:00Published: December 6th, 2023|Tags: , , |

Podcast: Spotlight on Neurodiversity & ADHD in the Workplace: Creating Opportunities and Building Communities

Margaux Joffe, Global Neurodiversity Advocate and Founder of Kaleidoscope Society, discusses attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), neurodiversity, and what workers can do to empower themselves in their jobs and beyond. Margaux also shares ways workplaces can enhance inclusion for all employees and lists digital tools she finds useful as an entrepreneur. […]

2024-05-02T15:39:52+00:00Published: July 27th, 2023|Tags: , |

2023 AI in Hiring Think Tank Report

On April 17, 2023, we hosted a virtual Think Tank on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools in hiring. The goal of this Think Tank was to begin creating an Inclusive Hiring Profile based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) AI Risk Management Framework (AI RMF). […]

2024-01-10T15:49:37+00:00Published: May 31st, 2023|Tags: , |

PEAT AI Think Tank Report

Executive Summary   About the Think Tank  On April 17, 2023, the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT) hosted a virtual Think Tank on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools in hiring. The goal of this Think Tank was to begin creating an Inclusive Hiring Profile (“Profile”) based on the National Institute of Standards [...]

2023-06-09T19:17:31+00:00Published: May 24th, 2023|Tags: , , |

Podcast: Ethics, Equity, & Inclusion in Emerging Technologies

Noble Ackerson, Director of Product for AIML with Ventera Corporation and President of the CyberXR Coalition, discusses the need for diverse and inclusive extended reality (XR) and shares his perspective on artificial intelligence (AI) ethics. He also gives guidance on AI-enabled hiring tools and bias mitigation. […]

Spotlighting Accessibility in the New NIST AI Risk Management Framework

Overview In January 2023, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published the highly anticipated Artificial Intelligence Risk Management Framework (AI RMF 1.0) and companion NIST AI RMF Playbook. Together, these resources establish voluntary national standards to address risks in the development and use of AI products and services. Some of these risks relate to the use [...]

2024-01-10T14:45:23+00:00Published: March 16th, 2023|Tags: , , |

Reduce Bias & Increase Inclusion in Your AI Hiring Technology

Does your organization use artificial intelligence (AI) in your hiring process? If your organization uses tools to automate tasks, such as sorting through lists of skills on resumes or for something more complex such as tracking eye gaze during virtual interviews, then the tools are likely powered by AI. If you use AI in any stage [...]

2023-04-21T15:38:38+00:00Published: March 9th, 2023|Tags: , , |

Automated Surveillance Can Create Barriers for Workers with Disabilities

Employers are adopting new surveillance technologies to monitor and rank how employees move and behave on the job. However, this trend may create barriers for workers with disabilities and other underrepresented groups, undermining Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) goals. Surveillance technologies can result in negative workplace cultures and even cause legal issues for the employers who use them.