Morality and Knowledge in Artificial Intelligence (MKAI) is a Development Agency and Global Technology Stakeholder Community serving the needs of Governments, IGOs and NGOs, and Educational Institutions to help them develop, deploy and govern emerging technologies. Our focus areas include AI, Large Language Models, Blockchain, Web3 and GreenTech.
MKAI is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has a leadership team hailing from all over the world. We consider our diversity to be our strength. MKAI strategic advisors include seasoned directors of global AI organisations and senior members of the United Nations. Furthermore, the MKAI community of more than 600 technology experts, researchers, practitioners and enthusiasts represents over 102 nationalities.
MKAI is a company that thinks beyond short-term profits towards creating a fairer, more inclusive and sustainable world. We exclusively work on projects that we consider ‘for good’ and leverage our expansive network and community to support our work.
Our mission is to connect diverse minds and deliver impactful community-led projects that make new technologies more inclusive, accessible and rooted in environmentally sustainable values.
MKAI provides the following programmes of work around AI and Emerging Technologies:
MKAI works with local and central governments around the world to harness the benefits of emerging technologies that can help to promote innovation, job creation and environmental sustainability.
To achieve this, MKAI offers tailored digital upskilling, awareness and development programmes to governments and institutions seeking to promote entrepreneurship, improve digital skills, and increase the uptake of emerging technologies across local industries and companies. MKAI offerings include workshops, courses and personalised development pathways.
MKAI works collaboratively with further education colleges to harness the power of emerging technologies for students, educators, leaders and the local business community.
To accomplish this, MKAI provides digital upskilling, awareness, and development programmes to further education colleges. The programmes are designed to promote entrepreneurship and improve digital skills. Furthermore, the work aims to increase the uptake of emerging technologies across local industries and companies. Our offerings include workshops, courses, and personalised development pathways.
We help to reduce the harms, exclusions, biases and problems associated with AI data and Models via our diverse perspectives stakeholder community.
To achieve this, we incorporate the expertise of the MKAI community, the premier collective for Artificial Intelligence (AI) diverse risk identification for businesses, institutions and governments. With the world’s largest and most diverse specialist risk identification community, MKAI harnesses unique lived experiences and perspectives to help identify potential risks and harms arising from the use of AI.
MKAI, which stands for Morality and Knowledge in Artificial Intelligence, was initially established to connect AI enthusiasts. As the COVID pandemic led us to transition online, our global community rapidly expanded, presenting us with a unique and time-sensitive opportunity to influence the worldwide narrative on the responsible creation, implementation, and regulation of AI.
At the core of our values lie inclusion and kindness, fostering a safe environment for everyone to learn, grow, and engage in meaningful discussions about AI’s opportunities, risks, and potential impacts.
MKAI serves as an inclusive bridge into crucial conversations surrounding AI development and governance. We leverage the diverse insights we gather to drive projects that incorporate these innovative ideas into businesses and society at large.
MKAI organises inclusive online events designed to empower individuals from diverse backgrounds, enhancing their knowledge and comprehension of how emerging technologies continue to transform our lives, the environment, and businesses.
Founder at AIethicist.org
MKAI is a great inclusive community. It has been a great pleasure to interact with the community on AI ethics & policy on many occasions and I am always happy to be involved. I really like the fact that the community is open to all perspectives and not afraid to ask the hard questions on AI.
The Data Diva
Chief AI Officer at WPP
MKAI is one of the best AI knowledge sharing platforms I’ve had the pleasure to be part of.