Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd illustrates the relevance of Dr. King’s work today by combining science, education and service to create concrete change in her community and the world. She became the first African-American woman to earn an M.S.
in mechanical engineering at Yale University. In the spirit of Dr. King, Boyd inspires change appropriate to our times. She is a prominent advocate for women’s equality and the recruitment of African Americans into science and engineering. Boyd has been recognized as one of the 100 Most Important Blacks in Technology by the Black Engineer of the Year Awards.
Free and open to the public.
MLK Week: Remembering the Past, Looking to the Future
The Intercultural Center, Office of Multicultural Student Programs, Center for Diversity Education, and Cultural Events & Special Academic Programs, along with other campus organizations, host a week-long campus observance promoting the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In January, check for workshops, film screenings and volunteer work days at msp.unca.edu.
All programs are subject to change.