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  • An Evening With Gwen Ifill

    Follow the story of one of the most prolific journalists of our time in An Evening With Gwen Ifill! Taped in the historic Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress' Thomas Jefferson Building, and hosted by Gwen's friend and fellow journalist Michele Norris, An Evening With Gwen Ifill turns the tables on The HistoryMakers long-time host, giving an insider's perspective into Ifill’s childhood and her development as a print and television correspondent. Gwen Ifill's story is one that serves as an inspiration. Featuring a powerful performance from thirteen year-old Mae Ya Carter Ryan, a surprise visit from the legendary Dionne Warwick, and a special message from singer Diahann Carroll, An Evening With Gwen Ifill is a must-see!

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    An Evening With Gwen Ifill
  • ScienceMakers: Atlanta: Connections in Science

    Atlanta: Connections in Science was held at the Fernbank Science Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The scientists discussed their own connections to Atlanta through their work and life. Each presented a slideshow about how they decided to pursue their profession before discussing as a panel their dreams as children, the future of NASA, and what's next for their career. The scientists encouraged students to do what they love and that science careers can lead to many different options - not just those in science. The program was moderated by Jocelyn Dorsey, host of WSB-TV's "People to People." The Fernbank Science Center was one of ScienceMakers' science centers partners in 2012. The participating scientists included: Ralph Etienne-Cummings, roboticist, Johns Hopkins University, John Hall, chemist, Morehouse College Joycelyn Harrison, Program Officer, Airforce Office of Scientific Research, Ayanna Howard, roboticist, Georgia Tech, and Woodrow Whitlow, Jr., Associate Administrator, NASA

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    ScienceMakers: Atlanta: Connections in Science
  • ScienceMakers: Breaking Barriers: African American Women in Science

    Breaking Barriers: African American Women in Science was the first ScienceMakers public program of 2012. On Friday, January 13, the four scientists and the moderator convened in Discovery Hall to present first one at a time and then as a panel about their life and work. Dinner was served directly preceding the event. The moderator, Dr. Frank Snowden, Professor of Engineering at the University of Minnesota, focused on "The Double Bind" - a paper written by Shirley Malcom and two others about the cost of being a minority woman in science. Each woman explained the impact "the double bind" had on them as well as their first awakenings to science. The Science Museum of Minnesota was one of ScienceMakers' science centers partners in 2012. The participating scientists included: Jeannette Brown, Chemist, Faculty Associate (formerly), Department of Pre-College Programs at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Trachette Jackson, Professor of Mathematics, University of Michigan, Reatha Clark King, President & Executive Director (formerly), General Mills Foundation and Valerie Taylor, Professor of Computer Science, Texas A&M University

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    ScienceMakers: Breaking Barriers: African American Women in Science
  • An Evening with Valerie Simpson In Honor of Nick Ashford

    Celebrate the life and career of music’s most versatile songwriting duo, Valerie Simpson and Nick Ashford! Taped live in Chicago, Illinois at Northwestern University Law School’s Thorne Auditorium on November 19th, 2011, journalist Gwen Ifill interviews singer/songwriter Valerie Simpson about her stellar career penning huge hits such as “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” “Let’s Go Get Stoned,” and “Solid” with her late husband, Nick Ashford, as the songwriting powerhouse, Ashford & Simpson. With performances by Patti Austin, Kindred the Family Soul, and even Valerie Simpson herself, this program will keep your feet tapping and fin

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    An Evening with Valerie Simpson In Honor of Nick Ashford
  • ScienceMakers:The Color of Science

    The Color of Science was a conversation between four varied scientists on their experience as an African American scientist.  Joining both the young and old, moderator Derrick Pitts, Chief Astronomer of The Franklin Institute, interviewed each scientist individually before bringing all the scientists together as a panel to talk about their achievements and overcoming obstacles to obtain success.The scientists featured included: Sharon Haynie, Chemist, DuPont, Chad Jenkins, Professor of Robotics, Brown University, Edward Tunstel, Space Robotics & Autonomous Control Lead in the Space Department, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and James E. West, Professor of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University.

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    ScienceMakers: Franklin Institute