SAI Celebrates Black History Month – Honoring Innovative Engineers

Ursula Burns – first African American to be a CEO of a fortune 500 company.  After earning her master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Columbia University, Burns joined Xerox where she served in various leadership roles until becoming CEO. In 2009, President Obama selected Burns to help lead STEM.  Burns founded Change the Equation — a non-profit organization dedicated to mobilizing the business community to improve the quality of STEM education in the United States.