Discovery Museum: Black Women in Science
March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Black Women in Science: Civil Engineering with Jamila H. Lindo
Saturday, March 16, 2024, 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Join us for an exciting program series that honors the contributions of Black women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. In this program, we will host a virtual meet and greet with Jamila H. Lindo and learn more about her work as an engineer and author. From 1:00pm to 1:30pm, hear Jamila share her personal journey as a young Black woman in STEM, and ask her questions about why she finds civil engineering cool and exciting. Then, try some hands-on activities inspired by different areas of Jamila’s work, to include building simple structures and bridges, then testing their strength Jamila H. Lindo is a civil engineer who currently lives and works in London. Jamila will be joining us virtually for the speaking portion of this program.