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– layout: page title: permalink: /activities/ — Networking and volunteering are integral to my career path and my commitment to advocating for STEM at various capacities.

Entreprenurship

  • Co-founder-Africa Women in Computing

NASA Datanaut

Invited Panelist/Speaker/moderator:

  • Gracehoper Conference (Celebrating women in Computing): Expanding Reach for African and Asian Systers and Women in Computing Everywhere/October 2014
  • Black Engineer if the Year Awards(BEYA), Washington DC/February 2014
  • Women of Color Conference , Dallas TX /October 2013
  • The National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering & Science (GEM)lab symposium/Prairie View A&M/March 2013

Non Profit Leadership Roles

  • Advisory committee member: stemadvocacy/2016-current
    • Conduct advocacy research that leads to the development of new ideas, tools, and insights to support trainees, organizations, and policy makers in STEM around the world.
  • Advisory Board Member: Working to advance african women foundation/2009-2011
    • Created, developed and produced the board of directors handbook
    • Successfully collaborated in writing grant for funding of the STEM girls camp initiative in Africa, resulted in $10,500 funding from Engineering Information Foundation
    • Contributed in judging of over 700 applications for the scholarships initiatives
    • Initiated and facilitated quarterly board/executive meeting to discuss foundations strategic missions and goals

Others activities from 2009-2012

TEXAS JUNIOR AND HUMANITIES SYMPOSIUM, Texas A&M University, College St, TX

  • Volunteer judge of oral research presentation and poster session presentation to determine who will go on to national competition.

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY College Station, TX

  • Volunteer Graduate Travel Awards committee member
  • Elected Graduate Student Council representative for Material Science & Engineering
  • Elected Vice President/Public relations, Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE-TAMU),
  • Departmental representative, Nanotechnology and Nanoscience Student Association (NaNSA-TAMU)
  • Elected Graduate Student Council representative of Material Science & Engineering

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