Talley Student Union, Raleigh, NC 27606

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Join the Speakers and Lectures Committee for a special presentation by aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson. Ericsson is the new business lead for the Instrument Systems and Technology Division of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. She will share details about her remarkable career and discuss the importance of STEM education for underrepresented groups and the significance of efforts to send humans to Mars.

Ericsson is the first African American woman to receive a doctorate in mechanical engineering at Howard University. She is also the first African American woman to receive a doctorate in engineering at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Ericsson earned a Bachelor of Science in aeronautical/astronautical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and she earned a Master of Engineering at Howard.

You will be able to attend this event in person at Talley Student Union or watch via a livestream. Please register by clicking the registration link above whether you plan to attend in person or watch the livestream. 

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