Big Thinkers

On April 28, Karina Edmonds ’92, second from left, was the featured speaker at URI’s Big Thinkers event in Washington, D.C. Seen here with Edmonds are, from the left, Yasah Vezele ’10, a graduate student in chemistry/pharmacy and a past National Society of Black Engineers board member; URI President David M. Dooley; Michael Fagbote, a senior majoring in electrical and biomedical engineering and current president of the URI chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers; and Charles A. Watson ’93, the College of Engineering’s minority student recruitment and retention coordinator.