In a world full of hot takes, partisan views, and echo chambers, can technology be harnessed for public good?
Join us April 27, 2023, at 8 a.m. PDT for an insightful discussion hosted by Professor Orly Lobel as she explores the untapped potential of technology to foster diversity and inclusion.
From advancements in robotics to the tactful use of AI, Lobel will explore the many ways that intentional design can work as a great equalizer.
About Professor Orly Lobel
Orly Lobel is the Warren Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of San Diego and the award-winning author of several books and numerous articles. Professor Lobel is the Director of the Center for Employment and Labor Law and a founding member of the Center for Intellectual Property Law and Markets at the University of San Diego. Her newest book, The Equality Machine: Harnessing Digital Technology for a Brighter, More Inclusive Future was named by The Economist as one of the top books of 2022.
Lobel is a prolific speaker, expert, commentator, and scholar who travels the world with an impact on policy and industry. A graduate of Tel-Aviv University and Harvard Law School, Lobel clerked on the Israeli Supreme Court and is a member of the American Law Institute. She also served as a military intelligence commander in the Israel Defense Forces. She has recently been named as one of the most cited American legal scholars.
Professor Lobel’s books You Don’t Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie’s Dark Side and Talent Wants to Be Free: Why We Should Learn to Love Leaks, Raids and Free Riding are the winners of several prestigious awards, and she has received several grants for her research. In 2016 Lobel was invited to Washington DC to present Talent Wants to be Free at the White House, a meeting which resulted in a presidential call for action. In 2020 she was the keynote speaker and advisor to the Federal Trade Commission on labor market competition policy and she continues to advise state and federal agencies.