IT News Online – Humanity 2.0 board members, Father Philip Larrey and Tae Yoo, are hosting the MasterClass on the Impact of New Technology at EdTechWeek

Dean of the Philosophy Department of the Pontifical Lateran University and Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs and CSR at Cisco to discuss the cultural implications of the digital revolution

ROME, ITALY / ACCESSWIRE / April 20, 2021 / Humanity 2.0 Announces that its Chairmen, Father Philip Larrey, Dean of the Philosophy Department of the Pontifical Lateran University, and Tae Yoo, Cisco Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs and CSR, Hosting the Master Class “The Impact” of New Technologies on Society Today “at EDTECHWEEK 2021 to promote the human bloom initiatives of Humanity 2.0.

Event details

Event: EDTECHWEEK 2021

Master Class: The Impact of New Technologies on Today’s Society

Date: April 21, 2021

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (ET)


  1. Br. Philip Larrey – Dean of the Philosophy Department of the Pontifical Lateran University
  2. Tae Yoo – Senior VP of Corporate Affairs, CSR and Sustainability, Cisco


About Ms. Philip Larrey

Br. Philip Larrey, PhD, is a Catholic priest who holds the Chair of Logic and Epistemology at the Pontifical Lateran University in the Vatican and is Dean of the Department of Philosophy. His publications deal with the philosophy of knowledge and critical thinking. He has published several books on the impact of the new digital age on society. Two of his most recent works highlight this topic: Connected World (Penguin) and Artificial Humanity (IF Press). The Italian translation of the former was published by Mondadori in 2018, entitled Dove inizia il futuro.

For years he has followed the philosophical implications of the rapid development of artificial intelligence. He openly challenges industry leaders with whom he comes into contact in the Vatican to discuss how technology shapes the fabric of our society. His new book Artificial Humanity delves into a more philosophical discussion of what AI research means for all of humanity.

About Tae Yoo

Tae Yoo leads Cisco’s social investments and manages CSR and sustainability across the company. Ms. Yoo pursues a strategy of entering into public-private partnerships that leverages Cisco’s business, technical, and financial assets for inclusive growth and social impact in communities around the world. Corporate Affairs is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. Under Ms. Yoo’s leadership, Cisco has influenced 527 million people through strategic social investments and efforts to catalyze an entrepreneurial ecosystem that supports progress and inclusive growth. Corporate Affairs also invests in developing digital skills and creating positive changes in the education and development of the workforce.

Ms. Yoo is currently a trustee of the Cisco Foundation and a member of the Service Year Alliance Board. She is also a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on the New Education and Skills Agenda and a founding member of the CSR Board.

About humanity 2.0

Humanity 2.0 is a non-profit, non-government organization that focuses on identifying and removing barriers to human prosperity through the use of technology and human ingenuity. A means of facilitating collaboration between the traditionally isolated public, private and religious sectors. Its mission is to identify barriers to human thriving and then work together across sectors to remove them by sourcing and scaling bold and innovative solutions. Humanity 2.0 was developed in collaboration with the Dicastery to promote integral human development at the Holy See and a consortium of leaders and luminaries and tries to unite humanity in the common cause of realizing a better world for our children.

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About EdTechWeek

EDTECH WEEK Online 2021 is not a “conference” or “global festival” but rather a series of distance learning and networking events for the educational and learning community.

EDTECH WEEK ™ is a global educational innovation festival “on the corner of Broadway and Education” that focuses on how entrepreneurship and EdTech can drive advances in education and learning.

NY and CA are home to the most important learning infrastructure in the world. Edtech Week, hosted and produced by StartEd, offers the best of both coasts – connections, customers, capital and culture – a must for the EdTech community.

The conference attracts, develops and supports educational entrepreneurs, and in turn supports progress in learning outcomes.

We welcome the community of entrepreneurs, education leaders, investors, industry leaders, learners and researchers

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