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Mission Statement

  • To bring together Black researchers, industry professionals and students in robotics to mutually support one another to help navigate academic, corporate and entrepreneurial paths to success.
  • To advocate for more diversity, inclusion and equity within the organizations that we live and work in.
  • To ensure a seat at the table during the development, test and deployment of robotic systems that affect our communities.
  • To amplify our collective voices for calls for social justice.

Upcoming Events

Black In Robotics: Open House

We will present our current steps for forming Black in Robotics and we want to engage with students and professionals to learn how we can better serve roboticists at every level as well as enlist your support as we grow our organization!

Interested in Joining?

Fill out this Google Form to apply to join the community.

Organization Leads

(Click on a name to obtain their contact info.)

  • Dr. Ayanna Howard Academic Co-Lead
  • Dr. Monroe Kennedy III Academic Co-Lead
  • Maynard Holliday, MSc. Industry Co-Lead
  • Dr. Edward Tunstel Industry Co-Lead
  • Dr. Quincy Brown Organizational Lead
  • Dr. Carlotta Berry Undergraduate Academic Lead
  • Kwesi Rutledge Student Co-Lead
  • Yves Nazon Student Co-Lead