In 2014, Dr. Calvin Mackie founded STEM NOLA to give children like his sons, Myles and Mason, more exposure to science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Entergy is committed to working with local educational institutions to develop a workforce that can support the continued economic development of the Gulf South region as well as support Entergy's own workforce needs. A big part of that commitment involves building and retaining a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of the communities we serve.
This hidden figure in African-American history was an electrical engineering pioneer.
New Orleanian Norbert Rillieux, born into a prominent Creole family in 1806, showed an early interest in engineering and is widely considered to be one of the first notable chemical engineers. In honor of Black History Month, we salute his ingenuity and his major contribution to the sugar processing industry.
Does the name Granville T. Woods ring a bell? Maybe a telephone? Woods was an African-American inventor who made important improvements to the telephone, street car and much more.
As we honor Black History Month and National Engineers Week, let’s learn more about an imaginative engineer - Elijah McCoy.
Kentuckian Garrett Morgan, born in 1877, spent his life fixing problems. In honor of Black History Month, we offer a tip of the hat to his ingenuity.