Black Engineers, Scientists, and Inventors in American History: PART IIRegister Now
Chicago Engineers Foundation (CEF) is honored to host a second virtual discussion led by George A. Smith, a co-founder of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and a CEF Award Alum (Class of 1971).
Mr. Smith will discuss Black men and women everyone should know, who created and revolutionized many inventions still used today. This fascinating look at history is perfect for future engineers of all ages as well as educators and history buffs. Part 1 was presented earlier this month, and this session continues the discussion with even more important individuals.
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About Our Speaker:
Mr. George A. Smith is a Chicago native. He attended Wacker and Fernwood Elementary schools, is a graduate of Lindblom High School, and has a degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University. While at Purdue, George Smith was one of six students who established a first-of-its-kind professional and mentoring society for minority engineering students, which evolved to become the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). Since its inception, NSBE has grown from six founding members to more than 17,000 strong, with over 500 chapters worldwide.