Diversity/Inclusion

From Surviving to Thriving: Creating Global Equity in Supports and Services for Childhood Developmental Disability

The United Nations' 2030 Sustainable Development Goals have shifted the focus of support for children with developmental disabilities from mere survival to enabling them to thrive. This webinar will describe work underway to promote global equity in the field of childhood developmental disabilities, building off joint efforts by the World Health Organization and UNICEF to develop a comprehensive approach to providing care and support for children with developmental delays and disabilities and their families.

Redistricting and American Democracy

Join scholars, practitioners, and advocates virtually to take stock of the current legal and political landscape, preview the upcoming redistricting process in North Carolina and elsewhere, and discuss the path forward for redistricting reforms. This conference is an opportunity for Duke students, alumni, and other participants to get engaged in the fight for fairer maps in North Carolina and beyond.

Accessibility is not new, and neither is ableism: Dispelling disability myths and putting accessibility into action

This second lecture in the Identity & Computing Lecture Series: Understanding Racism and Bias in Computing welcomes Dr. Michele Williams, who explains how people in computing must ensure inclusion of people with disabilities. This means teaching and creating technology inclusive of people with disabilities, and going deeper in understanding how ableism causes non-disabled people to not consider disabled people in the first place.

From Anthropology to Business: Alternative Pathways Beyond the Academy A Conversation with Mackenzie Cramblitt and Christopher Daley

Cultural Anthropology presents

From Anthropology to Business: Alternative Pathways Beyond the Academy
A Conversation with Mackenzie Cramblitt and Christopher Daley

Monday, September 20, 2021
1:30pm

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https://duke.zoom.us/j/92289109832
Meeting ID: 922 8910 9832

Mackenzie Cramblit is a management consultant with a focus on organizational culture and change topics. She received her PhD in Cultural Anthropology from Duke University in 2018

Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism

This is the inaugural lecture in the Identity & Computing Lecture Series: Understanding Racism and Bias in Computing. The landscape of information is rapidly shifting as new imperatives and demands push to the fore increasing investment in digital technologies. Yet, critical information scholars continue to demonstrate how digital technology and its narratives are shaped by and infused with values that are not impartial.

Virtual Fall Career Fair

Join us on Thursday, September 23 from 11:00am - 3:00pm EST to connect with employers across all industries. The fair provides a great opportunity for employers and students to meet and discuss the organization, interests, and any available or upcoming full-time jobs/internships.

Please continue to check Handshake for an updated list of employer attendees and their corresponding schedules for 1-on-1 and/or group sessions.

"Precision Approaches for Health Communication with Vulnerable and Underserved Populations"

Suzanne Bakken, RN, PhD, FAAN, FACMI, is the Alumni Professor of Nursing and Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University. Following doctoral study in nursing at the University of California, San Francisco, she completed a National Library of Medicine postdoctoral fellowship in Medical Informatics at Stanford University. The goal of Dr. Bakken's program of research is to promote health and reduce health disparities in underserved populations through application of innovative informatics methods.

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...

Digital and Public Durham History: Works in Progress at Duke and North Carolina Central University

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Join faculty, staff, and student researchers at North Carolina Central University and Duke University, along with their community partners, for a series of lightning talks on the history of Durham. Speakers will explore the histories of places and communities, racial segregation and social movements, and the promises and challenges of digital methods in bringing hidden and marginalized histories to light.

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