April 20, 2016
WHAT: Media availability for actress Tatyana Ali
WHEN: 2 p.m. Friday (April 22)
WHERE: Talkington School for Young Women Leaders, 415 N. Ivory Ave.
WHAT: Actress Tatyana Ali will visit the Lubbock community Friday for Mentor Tech’s 14th Annual Celebration Banquet as its keynote speaker 7 p.m. Friday (April 22) at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, located at 1501 Mac Davis Lane.
Ali will visit the Talkington School for Young Women Leaders the afternoon before the banquet to speak to the students, faculty and staff at the school.
Media are invited to attend Ali’s appearance at the Talkington School for Young Women Leaders to hear her speech and ask questions.
Ali is a Broadway-trained actress, Harvard graduate, singer, and a youth and education advocate. Most notably known as Ashley Banks from the television series “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” Ali has made a career out of the limelight as a spokeswoman and activist dedicated to educating and professionally developing young people for leadership roles, such as the Millennium Momentum Foundation and Step Up Women’s Network.
For more information about the media availability or the celebration banquet, email Mentor Tech director Cory Powell.
Mentor Tech is part of Texas Tech’s Division of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement.
CONTACT: Cory Powell, director, Mentor Tech, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-8692 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Lauro Cavazos & Ophelia Powell-Malone Mentoring Program (Mentor Tech) was introduced during the fall semester of the 2002. The program seeks to enhance the quality of the educational experiences of students from underrepresented groups through programs, services, advocacy, and campus and community involvement. For additional information, contact the office at (806) 742-8692 or review the programs fact sheet.Twitter