Ansley Browns, International Space Station Programs Office

Ansley Browns, Payload Facilities Integrator, International Space Station Programs Office, NASA- Johnson Space Center  Our guest speaker was Ansley Browns, who was Zooming in from Houston, Texas where she is on the staff of NASA- National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  Ansley started her interest in science at a young age including space camp in 7th grade.  She joined NASA […]

Samantha Siegel, Oceana

To coincide with the newest Rotary Area of Focus, Supporting the Environment, our Wednesday speaker was Samantha Siegel, representing the nonprofit, Oceana. Samantha now lives in Charleston, SC.  She originally grew up between Rockville, Maryland (a DC suburb), and a small island in the Bahamas. Therefore she was well acquainted with the ocean. She became an activist […]

Carolina Forest Rotary Finance Panel 

Carolina Forest Rotary Finance Panel  Last week, we enjoyed short presentations by our three financial/accounting professionals in our club – Michael Moss, Shamar Brown and Ann Marie Nicosia.   Michael noted that he has most recently been a “business evaluation consultant”.  Currently, he is pursuing a certification as a financial forensic consultant.  He looks at businesses […]

Dr. Atiya Stokes-Brown, Vice President of Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion

Dr. Atiya Stokes-Brown, Vice President of Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion   For the initial week of the new Rotary year, we welcomed Dr. Atiya Stokes-Brown, Vice President of Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion at Coastal Carolina University.  Dr. Stokes-Brown spoke about the reality of racism in America.  She noted that this civil protest is different as […]