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: Catherine S. Gonzalez
Secondary Headline: Savannah State University
Sub Headline: TMCF Student Ambassador
Excerpt: "I am a reflection of Justice Thurgood Marshall because… I am confident in my abilities to achieve success, regardless of my background or ethnicity. I am empowered to continue to grow professionally and to pay forward the tools and resources gained through my TMCF experience."
Primary Headline: Wendy Williams To Host Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s 28th Annual Awards Gala
Secondary Headline: Press Release
Sub Headline: October 11, 2016
Excerpt: Daytime Emmy nominated talk show host Wendy Williams will host the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s (TMCF) 28th Annual Awards Gala on November 21, 2016 at the Washington Hilton. Gala honorees include Shelley Broderick, Dean of the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law; Benjamin F. Wilson, Managing Principal at Bevridge & Diamond; Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square; and Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.