Excerpt: I am a reflection of Justice Thurgood Marshall because... I am the 1st African American female engineer in my family as well as the 1st African American female engineer throughout my surrounding communities. Just as Justice Marshall forged forward and was instrumental in ending legal segregation and became the first African-American justice of the Supreme Court, I too, before my legacy has concluded, will forge forward breaking barriers for African American women in STEM careers.
If it wasn't for TMCF... I would not have graduated from Norfolk State University with a 3.49 grade point average majoring in Optical Engineering with Read More >
Primary Headline: Jeffrey Holmes
Secondary Headline: Morgan State University
Sub Headline: Payne Global Initiative Participant
Excerpt: If it weren’t for TMCF, I would not have known a world existed outside of the greater Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan area. TMCF gave me the opportunity to study abroad in China, which allowed me to immerse myself in a culture very different from my own.