Apoorva Panidapu: The Voice of Gen Z on Ethical AI & Future of Work

Apoorva Panidapu is a rising voice for her generation. At only 18 years old, she has addressed over 100 000 people at international conferences, and worked closely with some of the biggest companies in the world; Microsoft, Ebay, Google, and Walmart.

The Gen Z innovation and diversity of thinking speaker helps organisations navigate the future of work, innovation and creation for Gen Z. “Gen Z is currently the least happy generation at work”, Apoorva shares valuable insights into how the workplace can be reimagined.

During this exclusive interview, the “Human Calculator” discusses diversity and inclusion in the workplace – through the lens of age. “Figuring out how to keep up with emerging generations, creating an inclusive workplace is the next big challenge that leaders need to solve”. Leaders are struggling to retain and adapt to the influx of digital native Gen Z into the workforce.

Apoorva Panidapu delves into how ethical AI and tech policy will change over the coming decade, and ways in which this will impact corporations. She inspires audiences to “find power in diverse perspectives”, encouraging people to stay curious and hopeful. She starts at Stanford this fall, studying computer science, public policy and political sciences – another step closer to regulating technology for the safety of everyone.




Video Timeline

  • 00:16 – Who are you and what do you do?
  • 00:50 – How did you become known as ‘The Human Calculator’? What can others take from this?
  • 01:50 – What are leaders missing when it comes to inclusion in the workplace?
  • 03:17 – As a GenZ advocate, how can corporations adapt to Gen Z’s workplace expectations in the digital age? Why is this so important?
  • 04:51 – How is GenZ approaching innovation differently?
  • 06:23 – How will ethical AI and tech policy change over the coming decade? How will this impact corporations?
  • 09:29 – What do you hope to inspire in audiences through your speaking?
  • 10:13 – During these uncertain times, what is your advice to corporations and leaders?
  • 11:32 – What is next for you?

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