Cunningham is the next featured speaker for Young Bahamians Conversation series

Posted on: May 11, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Mr. Dion Cunningham, a doctoral student at the University of Maryland School of Music, will be the featured speaker at the Bahamas Embassy’s “YOUNG BAHAMIANS CONVERSATION SERIES” on Friday, May 20, 2016, beginning at 6:00 pm at the Embassy, 2220 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. He will speak on the topic, “Investment in the Arts as crucial to National Identity and Morale”.

Held under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Eugene Newry, Bahamas Ambassador to the United States, the “YOUNG BAHAMIANS CONVERSATION SERIES” is an initiative aimed at providing a forum for young Bahamians in the diaspora in the Washington, D.C. area “to present and dialogue on their research or work and cultivate ideas for the betterment of The Bahamas.”

It was launched in June of 2015 with Ms. Aisha Bowe, a Bahamian aerospace engineer who has worked as a researcher at the NASA Ames Research Center and currently is CEO and Founder of STEMBoard, as the first speaker.

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