Joint Center Workforce Policy Director Harin Contractor Joins AAJC’s First Webinar on Telecommunications & Tech

Joint Center Workforce Policy Director Harin Contractor joined Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC’s first webinar on telecommunications and technology. The webinar’s focus was on how the future of work will affect the Asian American community. Specifically, Harin and the other participant, National Association of Counties Associate Program Director of Community & Economic Development Alejandra Montoya-Boyer, aimed to answer the questions: “How will the advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) affect the presence of communities of color in certain professions?” and “What job sectors are especially vulnerable to being entirely run via digital means?” Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC Senior Counsel for Telecommunications, Technology, and Media Koustubh “K.J.” Bagchi moderated the discussion.

Watch the full webinar below.


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The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, America’s Black think tank, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1970 and based in Washington, DC. The Joint Center's mission is to inform and illuminate the nation's major public policy debates through research, analysis, and information dissemination in order to improve the socioeconomic status of Black communities in the United States; expand their effective participation in the political and public policy arenas; and promote communication and relationships across racial and ethnic lines to strengthen the nation's pluralistic society.