PIT Community @ Carnegie Mellon University

Source: Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College of Information Systems, Public Policy, and Management is organized around an understanding that leaders of tomorrow must act at the nexus of people, policy, and technology. This program is co-located within CMU's School of Public Policy and School of Information Systems and Management, and has a mission aptly title “Shifting P(AI)radigm: Weighing AI's Societal Impact.” This effort spans a number of disciplines includes Cyberdefense and Cybersecurity, Arts and Entertainment, and Health Care. Additionally, CMU offers a six-month executive education Public Interest Technologist Certificate (PITC) with a focus on Data Management, Digital Innovation, and AI Leadership.

Carnegie Mellon University is a charter member of the Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN). PIT-UN is a consortium of 60+ universities whose “new curricula, research agendas, and interdisciplinary centers…are developing the capacity, expertise and human capital needed to make public interest the norm in technology.”