Annika Roberts '22 January 17, 2023 9:02 AM updated: January 18, 2023 9:23 AM
Aggie Conversations at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 17, will feature Amelia McCracken '10. An entrepreneur, McCracken is the founder and CEO of Ment, a marketing and creative agency with a focus on mentorship. McCracken is also a cofounder of Women Entrepreneurs, an organization that provides support to over 1,800 women business owners in the Brazos Valley, and COO of the nonprofit I Heart Bryan. McCracken has been recognized as a Fish Camp namesake and with The Association's 12 Under 12 award.
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Aggie Conversations is a series of weekly online panel discussions for Aggies, with the goal of increasing understanding. The program, now in its third year, typically takes place each Tuesday at noon.
Ken Robinson ’93 of Grand Prairie, Texas, conceived the event, and he or Rodney Pennywell ’86 serves as host for each event. Robinson said the discussions are primarily intended for non-Black Aggies who are "seeking to understand the Black experience in America and Texas A&M."
Each episode of Aggie Conversations is recorded, and the recordings are made available for on-demand viewing. Visit tx.ag/ConversationsArchive for links to recordings of all previous Conversations.
Robinson is a 1994 graduate of Texas A&M with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. He is the founder and CEO of CIS-Computer Innovation Services Inc., a software solutions and consulting organization that is a past Aggie 100 honoree. He is highly involved as an A&M former student, serving as a current board member of The Association of Former Students and as one of the founders of the Black Former Student Network, a chartered constituent network of The Association. He is a past board member of the Greek Former Student Network and has also served as a member of the Texas A&M University Aggie Spirit Development Council and the Texas A&M Department of Computer Science Strategic Development Committee in the College of Engineering. He and his wife, Ann-Marie, have six children.
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