NSBE-DAE Entrepreneurship Panel

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The National Society of Black Engineers – Detroit Alumni Extension (NSBE-DAE) held an entrepreneurship panel on the evening of November 14, 2012.  I was honored to be among the panelists.  We had a lively discussion – great interaction and audience participation.  Thanks to chapter chairperson Donna Bell and panel moderator Tarolyn Buckles for pulling it […]

“Inspiring Minds” at the Charles H. Wright Museum

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Last Friday was the opening of “Inspiring Minds: African Americans in Science and Technology” at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit.  I was honored to be part of a distinguished panel that discussed the subject of the exhibit, and was also greatly honored that the company I founded along with […]

Presentation to U-M Center for Engineering Diversity and Outreach (CEDO)

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Yes, this seems like University of Michigan month!  On September 21, I spoke to a group of students, staff and program advisers, at the invitation of director Derrick Scott and managing director Robert Scott.  During his introduction, Robert pointed out to guests that he and I were classmates in the College of Engineering in the […]

Looking forward to speaking at U-M Ann Arbor tomorrow

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I’m looking forward to speaking to students, faculty and guests at the University of Michigan Center for Entrepreneurship tomorrow, September 21, 2012.  My subject: Science and Entrepreneurship, Perfect Together.  This event is open to the public.  For more information, click here.  GO BLUE!

Back to (Engineering) School

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Though many years have passed since my days as a U-M engineering student, I nonetheless feel twinges of anxiety at this time of year. Perhaps that’s because some of my back-to-school experiences were so painful (see the “Michigan Man” chapter in my book, “Proving Ground: A Memoir”). Well, as it turns out, I’m going to […]