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Request Oliver McGee as Media/Event Speaker!

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Thank you for engaging Dr. Oliver McGee as media/event speaker! He is among public speakers for hire in Washington, DC. If you are looking for a quality speaker without having to pay the hefty price to hire the Washington Speakers Bureau, then Contact Dr. Oliver McGee (Direct Email: ogmcgee@yahoo.com).

We appreciate your shared passion for Partnership Possibilities for America and how many ways it can be used to help varied organizations across government, universities, industry, and philanthropy.

As part of Partnership Possibilities for America’s outreach and engagement mission, Oliver McGee has delivered many thought provoking seminars and discussions for businesses, associations, governmental and corporate interests, community organizations and universities, including NASA, US Air Force, MIT, Ohio State, Howard University, George Washington University, UCLA, and many more.

You are in for a treat! With hundreds of professional outreach, media engagement, and speaking experiences, Oliver is one of the most thorough professionals in the business.

Oliver McGee’s speaking outreach and engagement can be delivered in a classroom, lecture hall, meetings, or convention/hotel setting. The presentations are jam-packed with great take-away information and insights about current events and topics in an age of shifting demography and heightened engagement, which open up partnership possibilities socially, technologically, educationally, economically, and politically for varied audiences. Audiences are highly engaged with a mixture of meaningful thought content, delightful humor, and deep dialog, questions and conversation. Oliver McGee has been the keynote speaker many times and has always been well received, and asked to come back.

For Sample Descriptions of Oliver’s Presentations, see Flyer #1 and Flyer #2.

Learn more about our outreach initiatives in HBCU research capacity building (Bridging The Black Research Gap), and STEM education and workforce development (Confessions from The Balcony).

Our Philosophy:

“Our words create our world; Partnerships are about offering & accepting what’s possible.”

“Of the making of books there is no end.” (First spoken or written nearly 3000 years ago)
 

 
Past Events
 

1. 2015 Year of Transportation – Impact on the Economy and Quality of Life, January 15-16, 2015, Squire Patton-Boggs Law Firm, 2550 M St. N.W., Washington, DC 20037.

2. Long-Term Transportation Funding: Imperative to U.S. Competitiveness and Leadership in the Global Marketplace, May 14, 2015, 10a-12Noon, U.S. House of Representatives, Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Room, Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2165, Washington, DC, Aired on C-SPAN, Sponsored by the U.S. Council on Competitiveness, Squire Patton-Boggs Law Firm, 2550 M St. N.W., Washington, DC 20037.

3. Diversity and Inclusion Symposium, October 23, 2014.

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The University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center will host a Diversity and Inclusion Symposium Thursday, October 23, 2014, at noon in Procter Hall, Room 103.

Oliver McGee III, PhD, will present “Why Diversity Matters in Health Care.”

McGee, a Cincinnati native and Woodward High School graduate, directs the Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm Partnership Possibilities for America. From 2001 to 2005, McGee served as chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Geodetic Science at Ohio State University.

He was the first African-American to hold a professorship and a departmental chair leadership position in the century-and-a-quarter history of Ohio State University’s engineering college.

McGee has authored a number of books, including “Confessions From The Balcony: A Perspective of Minority Leadership Inside a Majority Institution,” and “Bridging The Black Research Gap: On Integrated Academic and Research Capacity Building at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.” He currently serves as a professor of mechanical engineering at Howard University and has previously served as Howard’s vice president for research and compliance and a senior vice president for academic affairs for the United Negro College Fund.

Lunch will be provided at the Oct. 23 event. For questions, contact Kelly Lyle at kelly.lyle@uc.edu or 513-558-7424.

4. Transportation summit at EMU stresses need for skilled graduates to work in aviation and surface transportation industries, Eastern Michigan University, August 30, 2014.

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