Create a network and connect with individuals in the field. Your grades are important, but making your presence felt is the most crucial factor. And add as much experience as possible to whatever education you access.
I think more minorities in the field would definitely be a blessing. There are so many opportunities out here now and people are realizing that there isn’t diversity; so they want to embrace it.
If you really want to be an engineer, look into what you want to do and what actual route you want to go into before you get into college.
If young boys of color never see men of color in any of these roles – in life or in media – it forfeits them the opportunity to see what they could be as they progress into adulthood.
We at My Brother's Keeper Scholarship Endowment Fund are excited to announce that we've been chosen as one of the five scholarship-related beneficiaries of the 4th Annual Green Tie Gala, presented by the UNC Charlotte Alumni Association.