A private screening of “Hidden Figures” was geared toward minority students and students of HBCU’s throughout the Nashville area along with local influencers were also invited to join Derrick Morgan (NFL Player, Tennessee Titans, Huddle Ventures), Rodney Sampson (TechSquare Labs, Opportunity Ecosystem), Michael Peterson (Huddle Ventures, Opportunity Ecosystem) Kelli Nowers (Nashville Entrepreneur Center) and Rashaun Williams (MVP All Star Fund + Fisk University Board of Directors).
“Hidden Figures” is a film that stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae. This story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S Space Program. The film concluded with the hosts emphasizing the importance of tech and STEM programs that included an in-depth conversation on minorities in the tech space and the opportunity to attend SXSW (South by Southwest). For more information on SXSW, click the link below.