18 February 2021

NSF Distinguished Lecture: "Black Scientists & Engineers at Our Nation’s HBCUs"

Joel Parriott American Astronomical Society (AAS)

National Science FoundationThe National Science Foundation (NSF) is hosting a Distinguished Lecture, Black Scientists & Engineers at Our Nation’s HBCUs: Making American History Now. It will be held on Thursday, 25 February, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET via Zoom.

The event will be moderated by Dr. Victor McCrary, National Science Board Vice-Chair. The webinar will include a panel of preeminent African American researchers at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) as they discuss their careers, first-hand experiences, and the importance of diversity in STEM education. The panelists will also dive into how NSF may have helped in supporting their scientific endeavors and/or in overcoming any challenges or barriers they may have faced.

Register for the Webinar

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Or an H.323/SIP room system:
H.323: (US West) or (US East)
Meeting ID: 161 637 1473
Passcode: 410658
SIP: 1616371473@sip.zoomgov.com
Passcode: 410658

Accessibility: Real-time captions will be available during this Zoom webinar which will also be recorded. Please let Cory Hancock at ourNSF@nsf.gov know if you need any other accessibility accommodations such as advance copy of webinar materials in digital/text format, remote American Sign Language interpreting, etc. by COB 18 February. Prepare in advance by testing your technology at https://zoom.us/test. Learn more about participating in meetings remotely with NSF at https://beta.nsf.gov/about/participant.