Civic Engagement/Social Action

Virtues & Vocations Presents Nicki Washington: Why Should Computer Science care about Identity?

On May 25, Virtues & Vocations welcomes Duke University Computer Science Professor Nicki Washington to discuss the question, "Why Should Computer Science care about Identity?" This webinar is part of the Virtues & Vocations series Reimagining Education: Character, Commitment and Community. There will be time for audience Q&A. Register: https://duke.zoom.us/webinar/register/1016185017456/WN_aupV0b-vQ-2-yYglt...

Duke China-U.S. Summit 2021

Duke China-US Summit 2021 registration is OPEN NOW! Be an early RSVP to secure spots at our exclusive workshops and networking sessions: https://lnkd.in/gavNmbw

Themed "Rebuilding 2021: Shared Struggles in China-U.S. relations", Duke China-US Summit will take place on MAR 20 - MAR 21, consisting of 4 panels, featuring 15 distinguished speakers across industry and discipline:

Panel 1: Culture & Society, featuring Ian Johnson, Shaun Rein, Dr. Minghao Zhao, moderated by Dr. Ken Rogerson

Exploring the Foundations: Basics of Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy

Our future will be in significant part determined by public policy decisions by companies and government about science and technology, yet few know how this system works-it is truly a "black box" for most. Meanwhile, we increasingly understand that science- and technology-based innovation is deeply connected to society's economic growth and its corresponding ability to generate societal wellbeing and to solve big societal challenges like climate change or the need for quality jobs. So the public importance of science is growing.

Facing Hard Numbers and Harder Conversations Panel: Black Women's Maternal Health

Mark your calendars for February 18th at 12:15pm EST! GWHT is hosting the next installment of our "Facing Hard Numbers and Harder Conversations" panel series. This panel is based on the blog "Listening and Learning: Systemic Racism, Racial and Sexual Disparities in Women's Health - Part 5: Moving Beyond the Movement" by Arielle Hutchinson. Arielle, a Duke University student, will be joining us as a featured panelist, along with Maya Jackson, a DONA trained doula and the Founder and Executive Director of MAAME, Inc.

Info Session: Policy Pitch Competition (Polis Innovation Accelerator)

Register for the info session (to take place over Zoom):
https://tinyurl.com/PolisPolicyPitch
The Polis Innovation Accelerator aims to foster bold solutions to big problems. As part of this year's Innovation Accelerator events, Polis will host a competition during the Spring 2021 Semester that will give Duke University graduate and undergraduate students the opportunity to work in teams to craft policy proposals that offer bold solutions to the year's themes.
4 Policy Areas:

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