Posted: March 11, 2021

Open Panel Presentation on March 30th from 1-2:15 pm.

Join via Zoom - Minority Alumni Visit

Meet the alumni panelists

Adriana Diaz

Before joining ThinkWell, Adriana Diaz worked at Social Impact in Washington DC, where she supported the business development team by securing partnerships and managing proposals for various donors, including USAID, the Department of State, and various foundations. Previously, she worked at Save the Children in Washington, DC and the Banco Popular Foundation in San Juan, Puerto Rico. At ThinkWell, Adriana is a Business Development Analyst working to identify and secure new business and provide analytical support to the Design Lab's functions.  B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, (2018) Community, Environment, and International Development

Dr. Milton Newberry

Dr. Milton Newberry serves as the Director of the Sustainable Technology Program at Bucknell University, where he guides the development and implementation of its vision and actions. With a love for teaching, he has extensive background in informal STEM education, sustainability, and environmental conservation.

Milton has worked in the environmental, sustainability, natural resource, coastal, and agricultural sectors. He has worked for several land-grant universities such as the Pennsylvania State University, University of Rhode Island, University of Georgia, and the University of Florida serving in roles in teaching, research, and extension. His work in sustainability and conservation has taken him to various ecosystems in Costa Rica, Belize, Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, the Carolinas, and Rhode Island.  B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, (2007) Wildlife & Fisheries Science

Dr. Megan Wilkerson

Dr. Megan Wilkerson received a Dual-title doctorate from Penn State University, in Entomology, and International Agriculture & Development. Megan also holds a Master of Science degree in Agricultural Science from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU). She specializes in green infrastructure, international agriculture, integrated pest management, social impact assessment, and community capacity building. During her career, Dr. Wilkerson researched in India, Trinidad and Tobago, Lebanon, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Mozambique, and South Africa. Currently, Megan teaches Climate Change and Carbon Reduction at the University of District of Columbia and serves as Chief of the Pesticides Branch at the Department of Energy and Environment. In the nation's Capital, Megan ensures the health of DC residents and the surrounding environment.  Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, (2018) Entomology and International Agriculture and Development 

Dr. Archie Williams

Dr. Archie Williams is Chair/Head of the Department of Engineering Technology and Professor of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Fort Valley State University, College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology. His research area is Bioenergy and Climate Change with research interests in: Agricultural sensors, Artificial intelligence, Mentoring, Computer applications, Instrumentation, Neural networks, Renewable energy, and Biofuels. Dr. Williams began his career at Fort Valley as an Assistant Professor in 2014.  Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, (2006) Agricultural and Biological Engineering