Other Duke Programs and Groups
Duke Conservation Tech
Conservation Tech is a group of Duke students, faculty and alumni who use their passion for technology to address real issues facing our world today. They connect the resources of Duke University to conservationists all over the globe.
Center for Global Women's Health Technologies
The GWHT center has created a hub that will increase research and education in global women’s diseases, and women’s empowerment. The center aims to provide stimulating multidisciplinary and multicultural experiences to motivate Duke’s young women and men to utilize science and technology to tackle global challenges in women’s health. The hope is to create an international pipeline of innovators and innovations to transform the lives of women globally.
DUhatch transforms innovative ideas into viable business and social ventures by connecting enterprising students with faculty and industry mentors. It provides professional office space and facilitates business development to help solve the problems every fledgling venture faces.
Duke Law School Start-up Ventures Clinic
Legal advice and assistance to seed- and early-stage entrepreneurial ventures. The clinic assists clients in legal matters including formation, intellectual property protection, commercialization strategies, and operational issues.
The Developing World Healthcare Technology Laboratory (DHT Lab) is dedicated to; understanding, creating and disseminating healthcare technology to the world’s neediest. We do this by developing new technologies to address unmet needs, supporting and assessing programs to train hospital technicians in the developing world, conducting research that informs practice and policy, and mentoring the next generation of innovators and designers.
Enterprising Leadership Initiative (ELI)
The Mission of ELI is to engage, educate, and empower Duke students to pursue innovative solutions to University, community and global problems. ELI exists to help students act on their passions to address real-world problems and create real results. Initiatives are led by ELI Director and Co-Director of the Hart Leadership Program, Tony Brown. Like all other initiatives of the Hart Leadership Program, ELI places a heavy emphasis on teaching, coaching and supporting undergraduate students.
Programs 4 Entrepreneurs
The goal of the Program for Entrepreneurs (P4E) is to assist entrepreneurs in launching new businesses. This initiative is the capstone of Fuqua’s entrepreneurship educational offerings. It leverages Fuqua’s academic research, courses and broad community of practitioners to work with entrepreneurs to define, plan, establish and finance new ventures
Duke Design for America
Duke Design for America (DFA) aims to create social impact through design. Students form teams and get hands-on experience to understand users’ needs, ideate, prototype, and test potential solutions.
DukeEngage in Detroit
The DukeEngage in Detroit summer program will immerse undergraduate changemakers with seasoned social entrepreneurs tackling some of the city’s greatest challenges in a variety of domains, including economic development, social enterprise, food security, environmental sustainability, and health.
Melissa & Doug Entrepreneurs
Melissa & Doug Entrepreneurs is a one-year undergraduate fellowship program for aspiring entrepreneurs. Twelve competitively selected students will participate in a series of activities designed to help them effectively translate their ideas into action, including special workshops, mentorship, a paid summer internship.
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Professor Davis will present on her research into the history of African-American women who have worked in the advertising industry.