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November 5, 2021 3:00 pm
Season 4

DEMAN Weekend @Homecoming

with Duke Alumni, Duke Career Center & DeWitt Wallace Center for Media & Democracy
Higher Education Journalism, Podcast & Creative Writing Creative Side of Tech & Engineering Social Impact Sports Entertainment Business & Law

Tune into “Duke, Life & Work: Finding Purpose,” a panel discussion about finding passion and purpose at Duke and beyond, and featuring alumni working across career industries. Moderated by Frank Bruni, long-time journalist and columnist for The New York Times, and Eugene C. Patterson, professor of the practice of journalism and public policy at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy.


  • Bianca Forde ’05, Senior Director & Counsel, Head of Global Investigations, Otis Elevator Co.
  • Matt Hepburn B.S.E. ’92 & M.D.’96, Director, COVID Vaccine Development, HHS-DoD Countermeasures Acceleration Group
  • Shandiin Herrera ’19, Director, Tse Bii Ndzisgaii Community Center
  • Rashmi Joglekar Ph.D ’19, Staff Scientist, Earthjustice
  • Yoav Lurie ’05, Founder & CEO of Simple Energy and President of Uplight & Managing Partner at Impact Edge Capital Partners
  • Frank Bruni, New York Times Columnist & Patterson Professor of the Practice of Journalism and Public Policy, DeWitt Wallace Center for Media & Democracy

About DEMAN Live

We know that finding a job/internship in all industries during these unprecedented times is confusing and stressful. We are here to help with DEMAN Live—a new Zoom series featuring conversations with alumni working in creative industries to help students and alumni navigate careers and opportunities during this time.