Bubba Wallace Jr. is a graduate of both NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity and NASCAR Next programs. The first African-American driver in 50 years to win a NASCAR national touring series feature since NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Wendell Scott.
The Walt W. Braithwaite Legacy Award is named for the 1995 Black Engineer of the Year, seen here with BEYA Chairman Tyrone Taborn (right) at the 2020 BEYA STEM Conference in February. Braithwaite helped revolutionize Boeing’s use of computer technology in the aircraft design process. His work in computer-integrated technology was crucial to the development … Continue reading “Dr. Walt W. Braithwaite: 1995 Black Engineer of the Year”