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regularly on sassysagesays, i feature amazing women who are doing great things.   every so often i come across a man that i want to pay tribute to because of the great work that they are doing (boys can inspire us too).  this month, i am featuring The Weather Channel Meteorologist Alex Wallace.

i have no shame in blasting to the world how proud i am of my brother.   he makes watching the weather reports fun, with his casual and comedic style.     ever since he was a youngster, i knew he was special.  

a little black boy who loved science, math and sports!  it came as no surprise to me as he excelled at the university of georgia in broadcast journalism.  i kept telling my friends he was the best but in truth i’m sure i sounded biased! i’m not surprised they shrugged me off as talking junk…

after graduating with a master’s degree in geosciences, he went straight to the big leagues! beginning his career as an on-air meteorologist for the famed Weather Channel. it let the naysayers know, I TOLD YOU HE WAS GOOD!

tomorrow is a day that i’m fully exonerated for my pride.  mr wallace will be among three distinguished alumni receiving honors from the UGA Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. http://www.grady.uga.edu/resources.php?al1=Resources&al2=Grady+News&page=news2.inc.php|ID%3D1373

To see what all my bragging is about, check out Alex Wallace on The Weather Channel weekends 5-7am (est); Wed-Fri 4-5:30am (est). To learn more about his work visit http://www.weather.com/tv/personalities/Alex-Wallace.html

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Camp G.O.A.L.S. (Greater Opportunities Advancing Leadership and Science) for Girls is an application-based FREE six-week summer camp for current 8th and 9th grade girls from NYC public schools. 
50-55 accepted students will build proficiency in math and science.
Applications are due April 6th
 
Location: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
 
Generously funded by the Motorola Solutions Foundation.
For more information click the below link for details:  http://www.intrepidmuseum.org/Education/Camps/Camp-G-O-A-L-S-.aspx
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  • Comments Off on Hot Off The Press: Travel scholarships for minority female students in math- Applications due January 27th

Infinite Possibilities is a Conference for minority women in the field of math.  It is an amazing conference!  They are offering travel scholarships to female high school, college, and graduate students to attend.  Please forward to those who may be interested.

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Infinite Possibilities Conference will be held at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, March 30-31, 2012 with a special short course on Mathematical applications to Biology on Thursday March 29th. 

If you know of high school, college or graduate students (African American, Latino or Native American women) that are interested in math, statistics or mathematics education, please share this email with them. We offer travel scholarships for students interested in attending that include coverage of their hotel and travel costs to Maryland.  Deadline to apply is January 27th. To register for the travel scholarship students can find more information at: http://ipcmath.org/conference.html#TravelSupport

General conference information is found at: www.ipcmath.org

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