Expanding the Picture of Success
“You can’t be what you can’t see.”
Marian Wright Edelman
"It can be a challenge to envision your own career success when you don’t see leaders in your field who look like you," said Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Tokunbo Ogunfumni. To help bring that image of success into focus, Ogunfunmi created a new speaker series that launched this spring.
The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Distinguished Lecture Series shines a light on what’s possible and inspires the next generation of STEM professionals with quarterly presentations by successful underrepresented engineering leaders. Guest lecturers from industry, academia, and research share their experience of overcoming obstacles and lessons learned throughout their careers and offer their thoughts on how to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM.