The Let's Phi Journey So Far

2020
Let's Phi is Born
Konrad Urban and Kim Kopec found Let's Phi with the mission of promoting philosophers in non-academic career paths.
Let's Phi 1: Life After Philosophy
Organised by: Konrad Urban and Kim Kopec

With 285 registered attendees, 10+ keynote speakers, and 5+ industry experts, Let's Phi's inaugural virtual conference was a resounding success!

 
 
 
 
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Let's Phi 2: Philosophers Running the World?
Organised by: Ronja Griep and Konrad Urban

Let's Phi's second virtual conference focused on ethics and politics related professions for philosophers drawing close to 1000 registrants!

 
 
 
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Let's Phi CV Workshop and Networking Event
Organised by: Joshua Bucheli

Drawing over 60 Phiers, Let's Phi's first community event saw Valeria from MindTheGrad offer her expertise on how philosophers can market their skills when applying to non-academic jobs!
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2021
Philosophers in Business: The Art of Listening

Organised by: Joshua Bucheli

For our first event of the new year we had the distinct pleasure of hearing from Konrad Urban, CEO of Knitplaces, as he presented the tricks of the business trade to philosophers!

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Philosophers and AI Ethics: A Roadmap

Organised by: Joshua Bucheli

Drawing just under 200 registrations, our largest community event so far saw Ryan Carrier, Tristi Tanaka, Enrico Panai, Merve Hicock, and Ben Shneiderman of the ForHumanity Center offer their insights on the burgeoning field of AI ethics and how Philosophers might want to prepare themselves for a career in tech!

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Testimonial

"I have been studying AI for 2 years and intend to develop a career in this area. I will certainly be present at your next events." -André Gualtieri

Testimonial

"The emergence of a new intelligence within society is the biggest conversation of our decade. Philosophy will play an important role for this intelligence to align with our cultures and human values. The Philosophy and AI Ethics events provide a great platform to shape the future of AI mindfully" -Matthew James Bailey

Altruistic Career Planning For Philosophers

Organised by: Joshua Bucheli

Let's Phi had the distinct pleasure of hearing from Effective Altruism Geneva's Naomi Nederlof as she walked us through the fundamentals of altruistic career planning!

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Social Impact Investment for Philosophers

Organised by: Konrad Urban

A huge thank you to Shishir Malhotra for offering his expertise on Social Impact Investments and how Philosophers can leverage their skills to invest in companies and projects that make the world a better place!

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Hunting for Non-Academic Jobs: A First Hand Account

Organised by: Joshua Bucheli

Thanks to John we heard about the do's and dont's of applying to jobs with a philosophy degree! What to emphasise, what to avoid, and how to convince employers of the value of our degrees! Huge thank you to John and everyone who attended! Looking forward to seeing you all at the next one!

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