Utilities

Contraceptive Product Development and Introduction

Join us on March 10th at 11 am EST as the Center for Global Reproductive Health's kicks off our Spring Speaker series during the week of International Women's Day! Kate Rademacher and Rebecca Callahan join us from FHI 360 to discuss contraceptive healthcare and development. This panel will cover topics from contraceptive research and development to global efforts to expand levonorgestrel IUD availability in low-income countries.

Virtues & Vocations Presents Shoshona Zuboff: What is the moral responsibility of engineers?

During spring 2021, Virtues & Vocations is offering a series of conversations at noon on Tuesdays. Reimagining Education: Character, Commitment and Community will consider issues in pre-professional and professional education related to character, purpose and vocation. On March 23, we are thrilled to welcome Shoshona Zuboff. Shoshona Zuboff and Kenan Institute for Ethics Director Suzanne Shanahan will consider the question "What is the moral responsibility of engineers?"

Women in Energy

Across the energy sector, women make up less than 30% of the workforce, but that is changing as more young women enter the sector and as the industry makes a concentrated effort to increase gender diversity.

What's it like to be a woman working in energy? What can both female and male executives do to encourage more diversity in the sector? And what skills make any young professional well prepared for a career in energy?

Coffee and Crypto Chat with Lee Reiners and Dr. Jimmie Lenz

Join Dr. Jimmie Lenz, the Director of the Master of Engineering Program in Financial Technology, and Lee Reiners, the Executive Director of the Global Financial Markets Center at Duke University for an informal discussion on decentralized finance versus traditional finance, pro's, con's and all the rest.

Interested in attending? Please email DukeBlockchainHelp@duke.edu for the Zoom information.

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.

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