Mae Jemison Kicks off UVA’s Diversity Learning SeriesPosted: Updated:
The University of Virginia had a special visitor Tuesday night. Dr. Mae Jemison, the first-ever African-American woman in space, gave a talk at Old Cabell Hall.
Jemison has orbited the Earth 127 times.
Jemison’s visit marks the beginning of the UVA School of Engineering and Applied Science’s year long Diversity Learning Series.
The series will feature similar speeches from a variety of people including a transgender author, an award winning performer, and an expert on racism and human rights.
To find out more about the series, click here.