Ethics by Design Workshop Series: Overview & Human Rights | Charlotte

About this workshop

When you design or engineer a product, you believe that it will have a positive impact on your target market. But do you have the resources to think about how your technologies might affect society as a whole? This evening workshop will introduce you to the basics of ethical thinking and will help you implement ethics in your working day.

What students have said about this class:

"Great first real dive into the topic for me. I feel there are lots of ideas to take away to use discussion starters with colleagues. Enjoyed the space to be able to think about this - thanks for running this class."

"Reflecting on the experience, given the amount of time we had, in 2 hours (and remotely to add!) Alice managed to walk us through all the essential steps of designing ethics in our organisations - with something tangible to show from the end of it. In that sense it was very practical and provided a 'shortcut' into the domain. Exactly what I was looking for, thank you!"

***This is a standalone module in the Ethics by Design Series, which encourages you to think more deeply about the products we design and how they are changing our lives and what it means to be human. Check out the upcoming dates for the rest of the classes in the series:

Ethics by Design Series: Ethics of Algorithms & AI

Ethics by Design Series: Democracy, Privacy & Technology.


This class will include:

  • Introduction to ethics and morality with a focus on human rights
  • Discussion around governance and implementation
  • An understanding of the language and process of ethics by design

Prereqs & Preparation

Please bring equipment to take notes.

Given the potential sensitivity of the discussion, we do not allow any recording of the workshop.

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