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October 24, 2019 | 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Category: Lecture
Location: Student Center Ballroom A | Map
5221 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

During this special event, alumna Amber Mitchell will discuss how she used B.A. in history from Wayne State to forge a career in museum leadership. As Assistant Director of Public Engagement at the National WWII Museum, Mitchell leads the public programs and community engagement team in creating innovative public programs for a variety of audiences and purposeful relationship building within the Greater New Orleans area. In addition to her bachelor's degree in history from Wayne State, Mitchell has a master’s degree in Public History from Indiana University-­Purdue University, Indianapolis. Mitchell's career reflects her passion for telling the stories of underrepresented peoples in historical institutions, as well as making these institutions more accessible to all people. 

A Q&A and a reception with refreshments will follow the lecture. 

For more information about this event, please contact Lillian Wilson Szlaga at 3135772525 or cj1730@wayne.edu.