Opportunities and Challenges for Women in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Description of Duke School of Business Video: Kimberly Jenkins, the Director of Duke in Silicon Valley, and the Duke University Board of Trustees — Emeritus, presents the afternoon keynote address at the C200 Reachout Conference at Duke University.

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Moonshot Thinking

Description of Duke School of Business Video: Will Patrick — Rapid Evaluator, Google X (https://plus.google.com/1047634080106…) “Moonshot Thinking.” Moonshots live in the gray area between audacious technology and pure science fiction. Instead of a mere 10% gain, a moonshot aims for a 10x improvement over what currently exists. The combination of a huge problem, a radical…

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How to Build with Clay… and Community

Presentation video description from TED: Diébédo Francis Kéré knew exactly what he wanted to do when he got his degree in architecture… He wanted to go home to Gando in Burkina Faso, to help his neighbors reap the benefit of his education. In this charming talk, Kéré shows off some of the beautiful structures he’s…

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Body Parts on a Chip

Presentation video description from TED: It’s relatively easy to imagine a new medicine, a better cure for some disease. The hard part, though, is testing it, and that can delay promising new cures for years. In this well-explained talk, Geraldine Hamilton shows how her lab creates organs and body parts on a chip, simple structures…

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Government — Investor, Risk-taker, Innovator

Lecture video description from TED: Why doesn’t the government just get out of the way and let the private sector — the “real revolutionaries” — innovate? It’s rhetoric you hear everywhere, and Mariana Mazzucato wants to dispel it. In an energetic talk, she shows how the state — which many see as a slow, hunkering…

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How Do Economies, And Individuals, Thrive?

Description of Milken Institute Video: November 6, 2013 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. RAND Corporation How do economies, and individuals, thrive? It’s largely a matter of values and motivations, in the view of Nobel laureate Edmund Phelps. At this private Milken Institute event, presented in partnership with RAND Corporation, the renowned economist will offer a…

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Innovate Like IDEO: Meet the Dynasts of Design

Description of Milken Institute Video: David Kelley and Tom Kelley of IDEO Moderated by Patrick Adams of Secret Weapon Marketing October 24, 2013 Santa Monica They designed the first Apple mouse and created one of the first educational iPad apps. They developed a heart defibrillator that gives voice and visual instructions on how to use…

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Disruptors, Innovators and Entrepreneurs

Description of Milken Institute Video: Speakers: Joe Cerrell, Director, Europe and Middle East, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Ryan Kavanaugh, Founder and CEO, Relativity Media Nanxi Liu, CEO, Enplug, Inc.; Founder, Nanoly Bioscience Geoff McGrath, Managing Director, McLaren Applied Technologies Saad Mohseni, Chairman and CEO, Moby Group Moderator: Karen Finney, Host, “Disrupt with Karen Finney,”…

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How Improved Health and Longer Lives Drive Global Prosperity

Description of Milken Institute Video: Speakers: Thomas Frieden, Director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Jonathan Gluck, Senior Executive, Heritage Provider Network, Inc. Carole Roan Gresenz, Jacobs Professor, Department of Health Systems Administration, Georgetown University; Adjunct Senior Economist, RAND Corp. Michael Harsh, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, GE Healthcare Peter Margolis, Professor of…

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Revitalizing Healthcare Innovation

Innovate to improve care patient outcomes, our healthcare systems, and medical devices and products with our healthcare innovation training resources. Below is a video on revitalizing healthcare. Description of Stanford Business School Video: The long-overdue application of information technology to healthcare is enabling unprecedented innovation in the field. This discussion, led by Tom McKinley, Partner at…

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