Shawn sits down with Jarrell Patterson president of the NAACP chapter at NC State. The NAACP mission is “The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons.”. Patterson speaks on how he’s following his father’s footsteps with his involvement in the NAACP. Patterson also speaks on what does it mean to be an activist and his definition of activism. As well as his thoughts racial health disparities and more! Tune in for an informative discussion.
Shawn sits down with the Impeccable student leader Gwen Hopper, Gwen serves as President of the Society of Multicultural Scientist an organization dedicated to increasing the retention and graduation rate of students of minority descent in the College of Sciences. Gwen speaks on bringing diversity within the STEM field, the importance of giving back and having a boss mindset even when you want to cry.