Wednesday, March 30, at 7:00pm, Dr. Mae Jemison–the first African American woman in space and a member of the National Women’s Hall of Fame–will be speaking at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts on campus. The title of her talk is “Exploring the Frontiers of Science and Human Potential.” Dr. Jemison is also in the National Medical Association Hall of Fame and the Texas Science Hall of Fame. Prior to NASA, Jemison was Area Peace Corps Medical Officer for Sierra Leone and Liberia for two and a half years, overseeing the healthcare system for Peace Corps (and State Department in Sierra Leone). She has been a commentator for BBC, McNeil Lehrer Report, ABC Nightline, NPR and CNN.
It’s free–take advantage of this opportunity to be educated and inspired!