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Building on History at Wake Tech

Building on History at Wake Tech


Wednesday, February 14, 2024


11 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Building E. Atrium and Lecture Hall

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Dear Wake Tech Students,

Get ready to experience a celebration like no other as the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) joins forces with the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) to present a Mardi Gras-themed extravaganza in honor of Black History Month!

Highlights of the Event:

Culinary Delights: Immerse your taste buds in the vibrant flavors of the Louisiana region with a catered feast featuring Mardi Gras-inspired dishes. Indulge in the essence of Creole and Cajun cuisine that will transport you straight to the heart of the French Quarter.

Live Music: Feel the rhythm and groove to the beats of Mardi Gras with live music that will keep the celebration alive and kicking. Get ready to dance and celebrate the rich cultural tapestry of Black history.

Inspiring Guest Speakers: Engage with guest speakers from various fields of STEM as they share their experiences, insights, and accomplishments. Learn about the impactful contributions of black professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow students, professionals, and speakers during this vibrant event. Expand your network and gain valuable insights into different STEM disciplines.

Dress Code: Embrace the spirit of Mardi Gras by donning your most vibrant and festive attire. Get creative with your outfits and let the colors and energy of the celebration shine through!

This event is not just a celebration; it's an opportunity to come together, learn, and honor the rich history and achievements of the black community in STEM. Join us for an evening of food, music, and inspiration that promises to be a highlight of Black History Month.

Save the date, spread the word, and get ready to laissez les bon temps rouler - let the good times roll!

We look forward to seeing you there!



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