Lecture/Talk

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.

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.

Power Up Event Series

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Duke students, are you interested in energy but don't know where to start? Duke University's Power Up series will introduce you to current issues and trends in this rapidly evolving sector.

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

Lattice Light Sheet Microscopy

ALIS and LMCF are presenting a free virtual seminar series about current optical imaging techniques offered and/or developed at the two facilities. The series consists of seminars about the techniques and their applications, broadcasts of a walk-through for an actual imaging experiment, and hands-on workshops, where you can bring a sample.

As of now the seminars are held virtually via Zoom. They are free, but registration is required (you only need to register once and the link you receive via email is valid for all events).

Light Sheet Imaging

ALIS and LMCF are presenting a free virtual seminar series about current optical imaging techniques offered and/or developed at the two facilities. The series consists of seminars about the techniques and their applications, broadcasts of a walk-through for an actual imaging experiment, and hands-on workshops, where you can bring a sample.

As of now the seminars are held virtually via Zoom. They are free, but registration is required (you only need to register once and the link you receive via email is valid for all events).

Social Media Careers Speaker Series

Julia Trost '05, YouTube Head of Shopping Content Partnerships | Join us for sessions with industry experts who discuss their roles in the rapidly evolving landscape of social media careers. Co-hosted by the Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative (I&E), Social Media Studies (SMS), Markets and Management Studies (MMS), and the Duke Entertainment, Media & Arts Network (DEMAN). Zoom link provided upon registration.

Data Dialogue: Analyzing Racial Equity and Bias of Federal Judges through Inferred Sentencing Records

The US public has a constitutional right to access criminal
trial proceedings. In practice, it is difficult to exercise this right
as well as to quantitatively study federal sentencing disparities. We
have assembled a public database of criminal sentence decisions made in
federal district courts called JUSTFAIR: Judicial System Transparency
through Federal Archive Inferred Records. This large-scale database
links information about defendants with information about their federal
crimes and sentences, and, crucially, with the identity of the

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.

Y Combinator at Duke

Join Y Combinator for a talk with YC President Geoff Ralston and The Muse Founder Kathryn Minshew (a Duke alumna). Geoff Ralston previously built RocketMail which became Yahoo mail, was the Chief Product Officer at Yahoo, CEO of Lala and co-founded Imagine K12. Kathryn Minshew is the Founder of The Muse, a values-based careers site that helps Gen Z and millennial candidates find a career path and search for jobs at companies whose people, benefits, and values align with their unique professional needs.

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