Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the power to transform development, with the potential to accelerate progress to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Devex recently published a deep-dive article analysing how AI can be used for good, including a wrap up of how organisations in the development and humanitarian sectors are already harnessing its power to transform lives.

Girl Effect’s AI-powered chatbot – Big Sis – is featured by Devex as an innovation improving global health. Big Sis is an artificial intelligence-powered agony aunt chatbot that offers girls in South Africa a safe, private, non-judgemental and accurate source of information on topics they do not feel comfortable discussing elsewhere – like sex, STIs and HIV prevention – and points them towards services. Last year, Big Sis was named a finalist in Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Award, in the Developing World Technology Category.

Read Devex’s article in full here: How could AI be used to improve development?