The Office of Partnerships and Technology Transfer invites you to join us Thursday, Oct. 14, at 12 noon CST. We will hear from Dr. Aprille Ericsson, Aerospace Engineer and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s New Business Lead for Instrument Systems and Technology.
Aprille is the first African American woman to receive a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Howard University, as well as the first African American woman to receive a Ph.D. at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. She is passionate about diversity and inclusion and has contributed to National Academies of Sciences reports on barriers to women and minorities in STEM, leads a STEM youth chapter for the National Society for Black Engineers, and has served as a panelist in the USPTO Black History Month celebration highlighting her experiences and innovations.
This virtual event is free to attend. The discussion will be followed by an opportunity for Q&A. The DIVERSE-W Speaker Series is exclusive to employees of the DOE, DOE Labs, sites, and plants, so please refrain from sharing externally.
Please contact Jane Pretkelis at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. We look forward to you joining us!