Black History Month celebration: Three contemporary Black women inventors - a Patent & Trademark Resource Center event Virtual
Don’t miss the USPTO’s free online Black History Month celebration spotlighting three contemporary Black women inventors: Aprille Ericsson, Ayanna Howard, and Arlyne Simon.
Hear the panelists’ firsthand accounts of their amazing career paths and game-changing inventions:
Dr. Aprille Ericsson was the first woman (and the first African American woman) to receive a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Howard University and the first African American woman to receive a Ph.D. in engineering as a civil servant at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
Dr. Ayanna Howard is the founder and Chief Technology Officer of Zyrobotics, a company that uses machine learning and robots to make educational toys for kids, with a particular emphasis on helping those with special needs.
Dr. Arlyne Simon is a biomedical engineer at Intel’s Health and Life Science business unit and the author of the Abby Invents picture book series.
- Wednesday, February 10, 2021
- 12:00pm - 1:30pm
- Central Library - This is a VIRTUAL program.
- This is a virtual program. Event URL: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-history-month-celebration-three-contemporary-black-women-inventors-tickets-124728092081