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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to Host Feb. 7 Discussion Panel to Mark African American History Month

February 3, 2014 Destination North America No Comments Email Email

In recognition of African American History Month, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is hosting “Diversity at Kennedy Space Center: Generations Reflecting Together,” a panel discussion on Friday, Feb. 7 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Astronaut Encounter Theater.

Employees from Kennedy Space Center will reflect on how the 1964 Civil Rights Act impacted their lives and careers, bringing them to where they are today.

Kelvin Manning, associate director, will offer opening remarks and Lakeesha Flowers, human resources specialist, will serve as moderator. The panel includes:

  • Yves Lamothe, lead systems engineer, Ground Systems Development & Operations Program
  • Kim Carter, chief, Business Office, IT Directorate
  • Todd Arnold, deputy director, Public Affairs
  • Hortense Diggs, chief, Education Programs Division
  • Welmon Speed, senior logistics engineer, Ground Systems Development & Operations Program
  • HQ McKinney, chief, Launch Services Program Resources Management Office

The panel discussion is included in regular admission to the Visitor Complex and seating will be available on a first come, first served basis.

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