About this Event
FREE STEM SPEAKER EVENT Hosted by BFB Foundation and Central Piedmont Community CollegeSaturday, September 10, 2022Voices:Voces Featuring Shayla Rivera
BFB Foundation and Central Piedmont Community College invite you to an upcoming speaker event featuring aerospace engineer, Shayla Rivera, to be held in Central Piedmont's Halton Theater.
Rivera is a former rocket scientist with NASA turned salesperson, corporate trainer, and now international keynote speaker, TEDx speaker, TV & radio host. She is also the current director of the ENGR[x] program and professor of practice with the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University. She has been a lifelong champion of science and education.
The event is important to BFB Foundation’s mission of strengthening communities by supporting education-focused initiatives for girls and women. It provides a platform for community involvement to positively affect economic mobility in the Charlotte Metro Area, especially concerning the underserved. Our efforts will also support immediate action to advance and provide funds for the education of girls in critical areas of job and livelihood growth, particularly in STEM related areas.
See Shayla featured on the TODAY SHOW here.
TICKETS ARE FREE:
Donations will be accepted and will go directly to funding scholarships in Charlotte and Guatemala through BFB Foundation's partnership with Central Piedmont's Ruth G. Shaw Scholarship Program.
QUESTIONS: Contact Elizabeth Maddrey, Director BFB Foundation [email protected] 704.451.1610
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!
Their generous contributions will help establish a new scholarship fund benefitting girls in both Charlotte and Guatemala through our partnership with Central Piedmont Community College.
PRESENTING SPONSOR: State Employees' Credit Union
MEDIA SPONSOR: Albemarle
OTHER IMPORTANT SPONSORS
Charlotte Metro Federal Credit Union
Local Government Federal Credit Union
The Sheeter Group
- Growing for Good
- Lending Tree
- The Dunhill Hotel
THIS EVENT IS UNDERWRITTEN BY
BFB Foundation and Central Piedmont Community College
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Terrell Building, 1202 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, United States