Black Inventors and Innovators: Pipelines & Pathways: Invention Education, Training, & Mentoring


Tuesday, November 17, 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.
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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 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.