Month: April 2021

DiversifyIT seeks 10 volunteers for a hands-on workshop 

VOLUNTEER!! Duke’s Office of Durham & Community Affairs and DiversifyIT are coordinating a free, week-long workshop for Durham middle school students to explore the fascinating world of artificial intelligence (AI). The workshop will expose students to various AI applications, introduce them to industry leaders, and teach them some basic coding skills. Professional IT staff with …

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Follow up: Inclusive Communication Brown Bag Lunch, 4/6

Cara Bonnett hosted a discussion on inclusive communication on Tuesday, April 6 at noon. While there have been challenges around communicating inclusively while we’re working remotely, it has been easier to join conversations online. It has also been challenging to carry conversations back from DiversifyIT to individual work teams because it can seem forced. These …

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Brown Bag Lunch, 4/16 – Genealogy

  Please join us on Friday, April 16, 2021, at noon for an informative DiversifyIT Brown Bag Lunch discussion hosted by Terence Bailey.   The topic will be Genealogy.   Have you ever performed genealogical research? Did you encounter roadblocks? Do you know what information is required to yield a successful search? Are you aware of the genealogical resources available at Duke?   …

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Brown Bag Lunch, 4/13 – ‘Me and White Supremacy’

How do we combat racism, change the world, and become good ancestors? Update 4/13: Those who were unable to attend can watch a recording. Join us for our next Brown Bag Lunch session on Tuesday April 13 at 12:00pm, featuring a panel discussion with Duke colleagues who will share reflections on their varied racial identities and how those identities have shaped …

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