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‘Women in Technology’ speaker Thursday at First UCC

A program on “Technology in Education” will be presented by Phyllis Mahmud, instructor of computers in society at Livingstone College, on Thursday, Nov. 8.

Her talk is part of a yearlong series on “Women in Technology” sponsored by the American Association of University Women. It is open to the public and will be held at First United Church of Christ, 207 W. Horah Street beginning at 6:30 p.m. (Use ground entrance in rear of church)

Mahmud is a graduate of Livingstone College, and attended North Carolina A&T State University where she received her master of science degree in adult education for instructional technology.  She also attended Catawba College, receiving a certificate in fundamental concepts of information and computer technology.

She has over two decades of experience in computer literacy and information systems at Livingstone College, with presentations at several other institutions around the country.  She was selected to the Citizens Ambassadors Program of the International Society for Technology in Education.

Since 1881, AAUW has been one of the nation’s leading voices promoting education and equity for women and girls and has nearly 165,000 members and supporters, 1,000 local affiliate branches, and 800 college and university partners.

The Salisbury Branch of AAUW formed in 1951. Livingstone College and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College are Institutional Members of AAUW.

For more information about AAUW or the up-coming programs on Women in Technology, contact President Dr. Carol Cody, carolcody@fibrnt.com, 704-245-4198.

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