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MEP kicked off the UPS National Black History Month Tour in Sierra Vista, Az. It is the home of the Black Buffalo Solider and the Electronic Proving grounds at Fort Huachuca. Sulphur Springs Valley Electrical Cooperative-(SSVEC) hosted two programs. The first was at the Ethel Burger Center. The great women in STEM program, highlighted professional African American women in their perspective fields. The Sierra Vista Dreamers with Ramona Mc Ca provided a delicious lunch.

Women in STEM Speakers included the following:

Rosamond Robinson -Senior Wild Life Planner, Coronado National Forest

Donna Kristina Manley, Industrial Engineer and Author of the book "Resumes for Kids".

Wendy A. Lowe, Atlanta and Southeastern Region, US Director,

Moniek James-Eldridge, Digital marketing consultant, entrepreneur and mentor.

The second program was at the Higher Ground Community Center in Tucson, AZ, featuring

Maryam Abdul Wahid, an electrical engineer and graduate student at the University of Arizona, and member of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). Thank you to the UPS Foundation, Sulphur Springs Valley Electrical Cooperative and co-sponsors, Malone Enterprises, Tucson Power, & all the volunteers who helped to put together a great program! (Please see the photo gallery page for pictures).

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