Faith, Diversity, and Science Lecture

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The Office of Inclusive Excellence, in partnership with the Biology department, invites you to the Spring Quarter Faith, Diversity, and Science Lecture on Monday, May 9, 2022, at 4-5 p.m. The lecture will be held in Otto Miller Hall 109 and will also be recorded.

In this lecture, Jovonia Taylor-Thibert, MBA will examine the question, "How do humans create?" in a lecture titled, "How a Human Engineer Creates." 

About our speaker

 Jovonia Taylor-Thibert, MBA, is the director in the Amazon Robotics Team, focused ergonomics innovations and designs into the company’s technology. Prior to this, she was the 767 Chief Program Engineer for The Boeing Company in Commercial Airplane (BCA) division, and during more than 15 years at Boeing, she was in several different engineering areas. Taylor-Thibert is very involved in her community. She tutors at local public schools; leads worship and singing at her church, Brookview Community Church. She was Boeing’s focal for the Women in Aerospace (WIA) organization for three years. In 2013, she was a recipient of the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) Modern Technology Leader; in 2014, she received the Women of Color in Technology (WOCT) Award Recipient in Community Service. In 2018, she received the 2019 Science Spectrum Trailblazer award at BEYA. She graduated from the University of Tulsa, completing a BS in Electrical Engineering, a BA in Music and a MS in Electrical Engineering, and she earned an MBA in Management from Seattle Pacific University.


This lecture will be recorded. Learn more about this lecture series and past lectures here.


Sponsored by a grant from the Supporting Structures: Innovative Partnerships to Enhance Bench Science at CCCU Member Institutions, run by Scholarship and Christianity in Oxford, the UK subsidiary of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, with funding by the John Templeton Foundation and the MJ Murdock Charitable Trust. Learn more here.

Posted: Monday, April 18, 2022