IEEE R5 Houston Section in Partnership with NSBE PI SIG Webinar: Black History Month STEM Innovators

In February 2021 during the celebration of Black History Month (BHM) the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), R5 Houston Section partnered with the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Process Improvement (PI) Special Interest Group (SIG) to present a three-part webinar series entitled STEM Innovators.

Each webinars series was presented by a different IEEE or NSBE Colleague. During which they discussed some key innovators’ contributions to STEM and their challenges to bring their work to life. Elementary students to professionals were encouraged and welcomed to attend these series. For the volunteer presenters of this program: ”Its a day of history, understanding, celebration, and sharing.”

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 Webinar Series 1 with Christopher Sanderson, SMIEEE

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Webinar Series 2 with Ogunna Njoku, PMP; MBB; PMI-ACP

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Webinar Series 3 with Dr. Charles Davis, Jr.

The Webinar Series had over 758+ Registered in the different series, with about a 55% Engagement. “We hoped that we inspired the minds of

 future STEM Innovators that will make a lasting good impact in the world” says Christopher Sanderson, SMIEEE and IEEE-USA Career & Professional Development, Chair.


Article submitted by: Christopher Sanderson, SMIEEEIEEE R5 South Area ChairHouston Section Chair, IEEE-HKN Board of Governor, Region 5-6 2021-2023, IEEE-USA Career & Professional Development Chair



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