We are thankful to our Founding Partners for their eager support of the Ai and Faith mission to facilitate the dialog between faith-based communities and those who develop and deploy AI and related technologies. If your organization is interested in joining us, please contact us.
The Creatio Center for Technology and Media is a multidisciplinary program at Northwest University in Kirkland, Washington which exists to prepare the next generation of Christian entrepreneurs, engineers and leaders for positions in advanced technology and the media arts. Building on the University’s established strengths in creative writing, sound production, and music industry expertise and based on the solid foundation of design thinking, the Creatio Center will train students in the areas of UX design, game creation and audio/video production. And because the pace of technology innovation is accelerating at an ever-increasing rate, Creatio will continue to evolve. The goal is for Creatio Center at Northwest University to establish a leadership position among Christian liberal arts institutions as the center for cutting edge technology with Christian ethos.
The Ithna-asheri Muslim Association of the Northwest (IMAN) The purpose of the Ithna-asheri Muslim Association of the Northwest (IMAN) is to provide an environment that will allow individuals to grow and contribute to human progress with a view to seek closeness to Allah SWT. IMAN is a Shia Ithna-asheri organization following the teachings of Ahlul Bayt. IMAN is a community based organization that believes societal improvement starts within the community and expands outward. The IMAN community serves a broad and diverse cross-section of people in the Greater Seattle Area.
The Initiative for Global Christian Studies in the Comparative Religion Program of the Jackson School for International Studies, University of Washington, is in the preliminary stages of funding the creation of a new Center for Global Christian Studies to explore the history, culture, and spirituality of Christianity in Africa, Asia, Latin America, North America, and the Orthodox world. With a focus on modern and contemporary forms of Christianity, the Center would vastly enhance the University of Washington’s capacity to foster teaching and research from a secular perspective on the full spectrum of global Christian communities.
The Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS), is an Islamic organization founded in 2006 with the intent of serving the Muslims of Puget Sound. Its mission is to provide Islamic educational, social and cultural services to the Muslim community in the region and to promote the teachings of Islam to the inquiring non-Muslim. MAPS strives to build links between Muslim families, businesses and organizations, provides year-round activities and religious services and is committed to helping the needy.
Seattle Pacific University is a place where 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students gain a superb education grounded on the gospel of Jesus Christ — and the tools to influence the world for good. SPU Engineering and Computer Science undergraduates learn to develop real solutions to real problems and engage the world by understanding what people need and how to help them. SPU’s School of Business, Government, and Economics is designed to advance “another way of doing business,” by developing leaders who advance human flourishing through service in business, government, and civil society.
Rapid developments in digital technology–particularly in artificial intelligence, data collection, and cloud computing–bring an abundance of opportunities but also raise ethical challenges related to employment, health care, privacy, trust, safety, inclusiveness, and accountability. The Initiative in Ethics and Transformative Technologies will stimulate productive discussions about the human impact of transformative technologies and will produce educational resources and business certifications that contribute to the creation of a more just and humane world, a world in which everyone benefits from the opportunities these new technologies make possible.
Temple DeHirsch Sinai is the leading Reform congregation in the Pacific Northwest. With two distinct campuses covering the greater Seattle area, it serves more than 4,000 members. Temple DeHirsch welcomes everyone in the Temple community as a member of its family and seeks to inspire action, social conscience, strong morals and ethics.
TheoTech is a Seattle-based network of technologists and entrepreneurs activating a movement of technology entrepreneurship for the Gospel of Jesus Christ. To TheoTech, this means beginning with God as their ultimate customer and working backwards to create the things that He wants to see in the world. Through hackathons, open source projects and products that impact the market, they seek to “do what they love for a cause that matters.
University Presbyterian Church has been engaged in ministry on the edge of the University of Washington since 1906. It’s congregation of over 2,500 members and friends includes many faculty, graduate and undergraduate students of the University. UPC’s mission is to share hope in Jesus Christ, while fostering a long tradition of engagement with the University through its members’ academic pursuits; programs on science, the humanities and faith; and care for the broader University District community.