Knatokie Ford

Knatokie Ford, Black Motivational, Women Motivational, Diversity Speaker, Diversity, Black History Month STEM Education, science, diversity, social change Knatokie Ford, Black Motivational, Women Motivational, Diversity Speaker, Diversity, Black History Month STEM Education, science, diversity, social change

Knatokie Ford Speech Topics

STEM diversity and inclusion
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields are essential to America’s economic growth and global competitiveness. The United States has a growing demand for STEM workers in 21st century jobs. Among the fastest growing jobs, 80 percent require math or science skills and there...
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Storytelling and Entertainment Media as tools for social change
Studies of popular entertainment media such as cinema and television demonstrate the power of the media to influence the public’s behaviors and attitudes by shaping, cultivating, or reinforcing the cultural meanings and perceptions. One of the most important ways in which media shapes perception...
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Imposter Syndrome and Stereotype Threat: Silent Killers of Confidence
On the heels of achievement, it is not uncommon for people to feel like they just got “lucky” or that they do not deserve to be where they are. This is known as the imposter syndrome, which is typically associated with high-achieving individuals who are marked by an inability to internalize their...
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Dream Chasing
“Dreams are like stars. You may never touch them, but if you follow them, they will lead you to your destiny.” One of the biggest barriers to success is the fear of failure. Dr. Ford will share the inspirational story of how she has faced fear head on in pursuit of her dreams. From taking a leave...
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