Black Inventors and Innovators: Black Inventors & Innovators at Work

Smithsonian

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 1:00 pm EST

Online Event

Join the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation for a week-long webinar series drawing renewed attention to historic and contemporary inventors of color and Black technology consumers, while discussing strategies for building a more equitable innovation ecosystem.
 
Visit https://invention.si.edu/black-inventors-and-innovators-new-perspectives for more information.
 
NOVEMBER 16-20, 1:00-2:30 pm ET, DAILY
 
November 16: Underrepresentation & Invisibility
November 17: Pipelines & Pathways: Invention Education, Training, & Mentoring
November 18: Black Inventors & Innovators at Work
November 19: Commercialization & Institutions
November 20: How Have Black Individuals & Communities Experienced Technology?
 
The National Museum of American History welcomes visitors of all ages and abilities. Real-time captioning (CART) will be provided for online programs. For other questions about accessibility, please email nmahprograms@si.edu. Two weeks’ notice is preferred.
 
The Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center gratefully acknowledges The Lemelson Foundation for its generous support of the Black Inventors and Innovators: New Perspectives webinar series.