Understanding that advances in science and technology is a global collaborative, Mary McLeod Bethune students received a premier in Robotics at the Infinity Science Center. The one-hour lab challenged the students to use engineering processes to modify and control an ROV to meet the requirements of several tasks/missions. Students worked in teams in order to ∞
On October 20, 2018, the International Trends and Services Facet of the New Orleans Chapter sponsored five Bethune students to participate in Camp Congress with the Girls in Politics Initiative. Camp Congress for Girls is a leadership program that introduces girls ages 8 to 15 to politics. Camp began with a girl-friendly lesson on the structure of
The New Orleans Chapter, through its International Trends and Services Facet, sponsored 3 students from Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary School to attend Camp United Nations for Girls in New Orleans in April 2018. The program is a part of the Girls in Politics Initiative (“GIP”), a program created and administered by the Political Institute for Women. The GIP
In March 2018, New Orleans Chapter members, Germaine Davillier and Tracey Flemings-Davillier, accompanied The Pontchartrain Chapter and its International Trends and Services Chair, Leila Eames, on the Pontchartrain Chapter’s annual mission to Haiti. Links members visited the Foyer Espoir Les Enfants (FEPE) orphanage and Ecole Foyer Espoir (EFE) School in Port of Prince. Additionally, the
On March 16, 2018, the International Trends and Services Facet of The New Orleans (LA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated provided 7th and 8th grade Bethune Elementary students the opportunity to explore one of the City’s revered HBCU institutions, Dillard University, and to learn more about International Studies – – the curriculum and the opportunities.