The Let's Phi Journey So Far

Philosophers in the AI Industry: A Panel Discussion

Organised by: Gwyn Glasser

Let's Phi had the distinct pleasure of hearing from Tom Preece and Darian Raad of Peak AI about the emerging roles for philosophers in the AI industry!

Massive thanks to our resident Phier, Gwyn Glasser, for putting together and moderating the event!

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Philosophy, Communications, and Economic Survival

Organised by: Joshua Bucheli

Our 10th community event centred on leveraging philosophical skills and degrees during times of economic crisis!

On behalf of the community we would like to extend a huge thank you to Let's Phi's newest Mentor, Ben van Loon, for sharing with us his journey in making use of his degree in philosophy in the world of communications!

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AN AI ETHICS WORKSHOP: THE IMPORTANCE OF PHILOSOPHY FOR SHAPING THE FUTURE OF AI

Organised by: Joshua Bucheli

Big thank you to Matthew James Bailey for sharing his insights on the future of AI and the philosophical questions associated with shaping it with the Let's Phi community!

The questions raised led some Phiers on discussions in the Phi-Bar that went on for over three hours!

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Let's Phi 3: Philosophers in Media

Organised byRonja Griep and Tiana-Marie Blassingale

Let's Phi's 3rd conference brought speakers from companies like Youtube and Vice News working in sectors ranging from Journalism to Media and Brand Strategy together with Phiers from all over the globe for an afternoon filled with career advice, tips, tricks, opportunities, and above all, Philosophy!

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Phying on the Job: Leveraging my Philosophy Degree for a Career in Public Policy

Organised by: Joshua Bucheli

Let's Phi's 8th community event saw Weronika Czaplewska, Expert at Warsaw's Ministry of Finance, graciously volunteer her time to give us some insight into her journey from academic philosophy to a career in public policy. Thank you Weronika and all the Phiers who joined the discussion!

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Chief Philosophy Officers: Where Philosophy and Management Meet

Organised by: Joshua Bucheli

A huge thank you to Sören and everyone who attended for the invigorating discussion on the role that Philosophers might be able to play in upper management! Is there a place for professional Philosophers at the C-suite level?  Time will tell!

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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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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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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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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

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"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

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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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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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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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 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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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.