Ethnic Gems

Ethnic GEM in the Making: Erika Lopez

June 2017 EGM Pic of Erika Lopez

Ethnic GEM in the Making: Erika Lopez

 

School: Yale University
Major
: Psychology & Neuroscience
GPA: 3.73

Written by: Doron Monk Flakes, Senior Writer

 

Not Park Slope, not Williamsburg where the hipsters like to live these days.” she says. “Southern Brooklyn, twenty minutes from the Coney Island boardwalk where I spent a lot of time as a child studying marine biology at the aquarium.”

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Ethnic GEM In the Making: Solomon Ugbane

June 2017 Pic of Solomon Ugbane

Ethnic GEM In the Making: Solomon Ugbane

 

School: UMass Lowell
Major
: Mechanical Engineering

 

Solomon Ugbane has spent more than six years studying at UMass Lowell, first earning an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering and now a master’s degree. 

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Ethnic Gem: Karen Amaker

June 2017 Pic of Karen Amaker

Ethnic Gem: Karen Amaker

Title: Director, Norwalk Early College Academy (NECA)
State: Norwalk, CT

 

Written by: Doron Monk Flake, Senior Writer

 

Imagine for a moment going to High School and graduating with a College Degree for FREE!! How is that possible you may ask? Ethnic Online is proud to share with you this absolutely amazing story taking place at Norwalk High School under the direction and leadership of Ms.

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Ethnic Gem: Keith Motley PhD

June 2017 EG Pic of James Motley

Ethnic Gem: Keith Motley PhD 

 

Title: Chancellor UMass Boston
State: Boston MA

 

Keith Motley steps down as chancellor of UMass Boston.

After leading the University of Massachusetts Boston for 10 years, Chancellor J. Keith Motley informed UMass President Martin T. Meehan of his intention to step down on June 30, 2017.…

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Ethnic Gem: Gail Jackson-Blount

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Title: Board President, Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus

State: Boston, MA

 

 

The Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus Board of Directors proudly announces the appointment of Gail Jackson-Blount as board President. The 46-year-old MWPC is the nation’s oldest and non-partisan women’s political action organization committed to increasing the number of women elected to public office and appointed to public policy positions.… Read More »

Ethnic Gem: Al Tariq Harris

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Ethnic Gem In The Making: Al Tariq Harris

School: University of Hartford
Major
:Cinema, University of Hartford
GPA: 3.66

 

Written by Doron Monk Flakes, Senior Contributing Writer

 

Sardonic nihilist Kiki haunts the halls of her school, subjugating the will of any hapless inkblot in her path. She drags her BFFs kicking and screaming in her wake of destruction. She takes relentless aim at the fourth wall. She tap dances in and out of her animated format gleefully.…

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Ethnic Gem: Angela Moore

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Ethnic Gem: Angela Moore

 

Title: IRB Support, Yale University and Recreational Mathematician
State: New Haven, CT

 

Written by Doron Monk Flakes, Senior Contributing Writer

 

Angela Moore has an affinity for the esoteric. The Fairfield University alum engages in what she calls “recreational math.” For fun and sometimes profit, she unravels previously unsolved mathematical formulas. Moore has an answer to the Beal Conjecture, thought unsolvable since the 90’s with a cash prize that has grown to 1 million dollars.…

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Ethnic Gem: Paul Francisco

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Ethnic Gem: Paul Francisco

 

Title:Chief Diversity Officer, State Street Corporation
State: Boston MA

 

Written by Leonard Webb, Publisher

 

Hard work, commitment, passion and leadership have paid off, as State Street Financial has appointed Paul Francisco as its first-ever Chief Diversity Officer!

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