At the Journal of International Affairs launch event for our issue The Fourth Industrial Revolution, we had the opportunity to speak with our five guests about their perspectives on the future of work. You can find out more about the issue and read select articles here.

 

Rachel Korberg, Program Officer with the Future of Workers Initiative at the Ford Foundation, speaks to the Journal of International Affairs about the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on American workers.

 

Francesca Rossi, AI Ethics Global Leader at IBM Research and Member of the European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence, speaks with the Journal of International Affairs about her work focused on trustworthy AI, transparency, and overcoming technological bias. Read her piece: "Building Trust in Artificial Intelligence."

 

Elizabeth Pollitzer is the Co-founder and Director of Portia, an organisation dedicated to improving the quality of research and innovation outcomes, including for sustainable development. She spoke with the Journal of International Affairs about the interplay between the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

 

Federica Saliola, Director of the World Bank's World Development Report 2019: The Changing Nature of Work, speaks to the Journal of International Affairs about the shifting work environment and the role of governments in shaping those impacts.

 

 

Susan Hayter, Senior Technical Advisor at the International Labour Office (ILO), speaks to the Journal of International Affairs about the ILO's recent report on the Future of Work.