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: Walter Hood
Secondary Headline: Lincoln University of Missouri
Sub Headline: Teacher Quality & Retention Program Fellow
Excerpt: "If it wasn't for TMCF... I would not have been granted the opportunity to travel outside the Midwest and expand my potential. Through my experiences, I was able to network and develop lifelong relationships with my peers, gain professional mentors and receive endless support from the TMCF Staff. "