Emergent BioSolutions

Impacting the Stigma

Stigma

Stigma is a major barrier to people getting the support they need for substance use disorders. People who are struggling with addiction often feel ashamed and isolated, and they may be afraid to seek help because they don’t want to be judged. This stigma can also affect family members, who may feel like they are […]

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Personal Connections

Allie Hunter, Director, Community Health Solutions, shares her personal experiences with addiction in her family, and how she got into this work because she wants to help others who are struggling. Allie says that as a family member, she felt helpless and didn’t know how to help her sister after ten overdoses. She didn’t have […]

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The Impact of Naloxone OTC

Having over-the-counter (OTC) naloxone gives us the opportunity to make it mainstream where it hasn’t been before. The teamwork, hard work, and collaboration that has brought us to this point is essential to me. We have been able to bring this product to OTC because of accessibility, barrier removal, and the opportunity for everyone to […]

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Leading the Charge

The interview is with Dr. Jen Welter, the first woman to have coached in the National Football League. She talks about what it means to her to lead the charge, and she emphasizes the importance of authenticity in leadership. Welter says that leading from the front means being real and honest with yourself and with […]

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Women's empowerment
Seizing the Narrative: The Transformative Impact of Storytelling on Women’s Empowerment
April 19, 2024

With gender equality becoming a significant global agenda, the narrative around women’s empowerment is more relevant than ever. Amid rising awareness and shifting societal norms, women are increasingly seeking avenues for self-expression and empowerment. A recent study by the Global Gender Gap Report highlights that while progress is being made, substantial efforts are still […]

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V2G technology
Plug into the Future: Decoding V2G for Utility Applications
April 19, 2024

Brian Rudy from Verizon IoT and Melissa Chan of Fermata Energy explore the cutting-edge potential of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Their discussion highlights how this innovation transforms electric vehicles into dynamic energy storage units, capable of stabilizing the grid by storing and discharging power as needed. This technology represents a significant shift […]

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zero trust architecture
Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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private wireless networks
Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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