“It’s important to have people in your life that show you that success is real.”
As a female black engineer raised in a small town, Natalie Hurks knew the importance of role models and was determined to show her cousin Tareq Humphrey what was possible for him.
Royce Martin pushed himself hard for the sake of his family. His daughter, Heather Dowdy, now refuses to accept the easy path in her pursuit of technology for people with disabilities.
Teacher and renowned New Orleans artist Richard Thomas inspired a teenaged Howard Robinson to take risks, see a future filled with more, and—as an adult—look out for others.