Dr. Kevin Kornegay was one of 10 researchers from historically black colleges and universities to receive the 2018 HBCU Innovation Award.
Derek McGowan’s achievements have brought distinction to his career, credit to Lockheed Martin, and benefit to minority-serving institutions.
Drew Valentine, standing left in this photo, is Vice president, People & Culture at IBM Analytics. At the 2018 BEYA Conference in February, he received the Dave Barclay Affirmative Action Award.
Kathryn Hamilton won the 2018 Professional Achievement award for leadership of large STEM initiatives, and achievement as a role model for others in the field.
Dr. Gregory Braxton was recognized at BEYA for his dedicated efforts to grow Virginia’s Hampton Roads area cybersecurity workforce.
David Samuel won the 2018 William R. Wiley Legacy Award because of his dedication to making technology work and influencing the next generation.
A long line of engineers have left quite a legacy for the three-decade-old Black Engineer of the Year Awards. Cassandra Wheeler is proud to stand on the shoulders of giants.
“Hopefully this award helps us to be more of a role model to women who really want to do this, but are not sure they can,” — Stephanie C. Hill, corporate officer, Lockheed Martin.
Dr. Charles Johnson-Bey won a Black Engineer award for mentoring and outreach to minority youth, who are underrepresented in STEM.
Last fall, GE controls engineer Steven Brown, the 2018 Black Engineer of the Year Award winner for Community Service, had a triple celebration.