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20NTC Session

Easy Artificial Intelligence: Simple Tools to Elevate Your Nonprofit Impact


40% of non-profit organizations have planned to integrate AI for their marketing strategy (salesforces 2019). While AI has the potential to make organizations faster, smarter, and more efficient, its adoption raises challenges. How do we train the sector to use AI systems? How will automation affect your work? Yes, more and more tasks will become automated, but no need to panic. This session will explain how to position yourself to work with AI tools. We will map the intelligent tools that are currently available to nonprofits – from email automation to fundraising solutions -, and provide tips about leveraging your skill set in this new landscape.

Learning Outcomes

  • Get a picture of AI current uses in the nonprofit sector
  • Understand how AI can support nonprofits work
  • Get a better understanding of the skills required to make the best use of intelligent tools

Target Audience

decision makers, executive directors, professionals curious about the use of AI in the sector


Nejeed Kassam



Nejeed Kassam has spent 30 years working in-and-around the nonprofit sector and is proud to work everyday to build stronger communities. Currently, Nejeed is the CEO and founder of Keela – an impact technology company, dedicated to empowering small/medium-sized nonprofits with accessible, powerful software. He was educated at McGill University (B.A.) and Osgoode Hall Law School (JD). Called to the Bar in Ontario in 2015 and in British Columbia in 2017, Nejeed is also the founder of the Better Canada Initiative. He is the former executive director of both End Poverty Now and Conversations for Change. Nejeed is a global innovator with experience working for the United Nations and the Senate of Canada. He is the author of the book ‘High on Life’ (foreword written by former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien) and the co-producer of the documentary, ‘Conversations for Change’. Nejeed sits on a number of corporate and non-profit boards, has spoken at conferences around the world, and is an alumnus of the Global Shapers Community (World Economic Forum) and a former fellow at the Royal Society of the Arts in the UK.



March 24, 2020


1:45pm – 3:00pm