The Power of Believing in Yourself: Reflections of a Rocket Scientist

February 3, 2020 - February 03, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
McInnis Room at Dalhousie, 6136 University Ave, Halifax, Nova Scotia , Canada
The Power of Believing in Yourself: Reflections of a Rocket Scientist
February 3, 2020 - February 03, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Power of Believing in Yourself: Reflections of a Rocket Scientist

McInnis Room at Dalhousie, 6136 University Ave, Halifax, Nova Scotia , Canada

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Join us for an evening of empowerment while celebrating BSAC's many years supporting black student success and African Heritage Month!


Join BSAC as we celebrates 30 plus years as the "Home Away from Home" for all students of African Descent through a story line event with Dr. Renee Horton who has excelled in her career despite going through many obstacles in her journey. She graduated with a Ph.D. in Material Science with a concentration in Physics from the University of Alabama as the first African American to receive this degree. Dr. Horton serves as a NASA Space Launch System (SLS) Quality Engineer at Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) in New Orleans. Throughout her academic career, Dr. Horton, has received numerous accolade and awards including the Black Engineer of the Year Trailblazer Award in 2011. Dr. Horton will be sharing her story of success, challenges and future aspirations to our students to encourage them in their educational journey. Join us for an evening of empowerment while celebrating BSAC's many years supporting black student success!

Topic: The Power of Believing in Yourself: Reflections of a Rocket Scientist

Speaker: Dr. Renee Horton

Moderator: Dr. Barb Hamilton-Hinch

Entertainment: Eriana Willis-Smith, Lyris Daye and more!

Refreshments will be served

Location

McInnis Room at Dalhousie, 6136 University Ave, Halifax, Nova Scotia , Canada
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