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Expanding Access. Empowering Students.

Each spring, the Office of Minority Educational Development (OMED) hosts an Academic Empowerment Fair to provide students with dedicated opportunities to meet with advisers, learn about available resources designed to promote academic success, and network with their peers as well as representatives from leading corporations who are interested in connecting with Georgia Tech students for internship opportunities as well as career placements. 

Previous years' activities have included

  • Undergraduate advisement
  • Graduate studies advisement
  • Mock interviews
  • Resume reviews
  • Campus organization and resource expo
  • Prizes from corporate partners
  • Panel discussions dedicated to success and pathways to excellence

2023 Event Info

Thursday, February 23, 2023
9 a.m. –3 p.m.
Exhibition Hall

For More Information:

Veda Chandler, J.D.
Assistant Director of Academic Initiatives 

Discussion Panelists

  • Sybrina Atwaters, Ph.D., OMED Director (Moderator)
  • Raheem Beyah, Ph.D., Dean, College of Engineering
  • Ian Duff, Senior Manager, Early Career Research & Innovation, The Home Depot
  • Rosario Gerhardt, Ph.D., Foundation Faculty Chair, School of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Kaye Husbands-Fealing, Ph.D., Dean, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts
  • Robert Joseph, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC)
  • S. Gordon Moore, Jr., Executive Director, Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion
  • Steve Riddick, Vice President of Global Processors, Visa