Black Computer Scientist Overcame Colorism & is example of Black Excellence from invention that ALL PC’s are based upon + 20 other patents.

Advancements in computer science and other STEM areas usually conjure names such as the late Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Burt Rutan. Yet there are a plethora of lesser-known engineers and inventors developing landmark technologies for companies worldwide, one being computer scientist Mark E. Dean (born March 2, 1957). He is credited with making computers more accessible and powerful, dramatically changing the way people work.Born in Jefferson City, Tenn., Dean was a tinker from the beginning. He

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Young STEM Activist Says United Airlines Accommodated Bigot’s Request Not To Sit Next To Her Because She’s Black

“I was so unbothered. It was his loss,” Taylor Richardson said of the incident in a tweet.Before a flight departed in the friendly skies, things turned sour after a Black teenager alleged that a man refused to sit next to her because she was Black. Taylor Richardson, an esteemed STEM advocate and teenager from Jacksonville, Florida, detailed the incident on Twitter after her return flight home from Denver, Colorado. According to the 16-year-old, United Airlines accommodated the man’s request to

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Chicago Organization Dedicated to Empowering Young Black Males hosts Man-Boy Breakfast at Bailly STEM Academy.

Gary Alumni Pathway to Students (GAPS) with the will host the Man-Boy Breakfast at Bailly STEM Academy on Saturday, December 7, 2019. The Man-Boy Breakfast (MBB) is the award-winning signature program on the Concerned Christian Men (CCM), a 21-year old organization dedicating to empowering young African American males to become responsible and contributing members of their communities. The MBB has served of 40,000 South and West Side Chicago elementary school boys since 1996.The breakfast will

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Amazon is preparing a new wave of thinker workers using robotics to help students learn to love STEM. Find out why.

Erin McCallum is excited for the weekend. She is looking forward to watching her teams compete in the FIRST Lego League competition — where students ages 9 to 16 join together with their coaches to pit the robots they built against teams from throughout the state, completing tasks on a thematic playing surface.“There’s a part of the competition where the students meet with a panel of judges to talk about their project and how they designed their robots to do certain things, how they learned to

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Black chemists and chemical engineers convene in St. Louis for five days of networking, workshops, presentations and job opportunities

The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers was founded in 1972. The group held its annual conference in St. Louis.ST. LOUIS — The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) met in St. Louis recently for their annual meeting. There were over 500 of the most brilliant minds in the field STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) gathered from across America, Canada

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16 Yr Old STEM Student acquires Pilot License Before Learning To Drive!

Sydney-Marie Flowers, a STEM student from Cleveland, is only 16 but already will be fully set to become a licensed private pilot this year even though she doesn’t even have her driver’s license yet.Flowers was recognized as a top student at a local aviation camp and was chosen by a national camp sponsored by the U.S. Air Force in Tuskegee, Alabama, to be one of the attendees. What’s even more impressive about this achievement is that they only pick 20 students out of the whole country.As Flowers

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Cory Booker Bets $100 Billion on Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Senator Cory Booker greeting students after speaking at a criminal justice forum at Benedict College in Columbia, S.C., in October.Credit…Demetrius Freeman for The New York TimesSenator Cory Booker of New Jersey on Tuesday proposed investing $100 billion in historically black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions, a broad proposal in a Democratic field that has offered varying plans to prop up this longstanding yet struggling arm of the educational system.Many

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University of Alabama,Huntsville partners with HBCU & others to bridge gender equality in STEM Fields.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is partners with four other universities in the state of Alabama to help achieve gender equity in STEM, university officials announced today.The National Science Foundation grant totals $1 million during the next three years. The grant was awarded to the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the partners include UAH, Oakwood University, Alabama A&M University, and Miles College. UAH portion of the grant is $189,000 during that 36-month period of

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Oklahoma’s Black Students Reported Not Prepared for Tomorrow’s STEM Workforce; What Cities Can Do To Change That.

Adequately funding Oklahoma schools and thoroughly educating every child in the state is becoming more of a liability for the state’s future than past decades. Careers involving science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are in higher demand than in previous years. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that over the next decade, math-heavy occupations will increase by as much as 28% across the nation. Currently, Oklahoma students aren’t ready for tomorrow’s STEM economy, especially

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STEMinista Project combines partners that work to remove barriers for girls pursuing STEM careers

After participating in an entrepreneurship camp at Michigan Science Center, Cayla Thomas had a business plan for her nail polish line — and a goal to become a chemical engineer.At 11 years old, Cayla Thomas already had a business plan for a new nail polish line, called PYOUR, that wouldn’t trigger her asthma. Her pitch during an entrepreneurship camp hosted by the Michigan Science Center (MiSci) resulted in a $500 scholarship to launch her business. MiSci hosted four camps this summer, including

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