Meet The Executive Board
I graduated from the University of Iowa in 2016 with a bachelors degree in civil engineering. I moved to Minneapolis in 2016 to work for a consulting firm where I help clients solved environmental problems related to water and wastewater treatment. I have also started graduate school to focus on environmental engineering and love to hang out at home with my fiancé and my dog, do house projects and attempt to do yard work.
Ademola Adediwura is a Product Design Engineer at Cummins Power Systems. He attended Embry Riddle Aeronautical University at Daytona Beach Florida, where he acquired his Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering. This is Ademola’s second term on the NSBE-TCPC Executive Board serving the prior year as the membership chair.
Ademola strongly believes in NSBE’s mission and the work being done to elevate black youth into STEM fields. In his words, “NSBE gave me the platform to reach where I am professionally, and the least I can do is to give back to help push the dial forward for the next generation”. Ademola’s hobbies include spending time with friends and family, travelling, swimming, and playing soccer. Ademola is looking forward to another great year for NSBE-TCPC.
A self motivated young man that enjoys giving back to my community. University of Minnesota-Duluth Alumni. Currently working as a Civil Engineer with KLJ in Saint Paul, MN doing Surface Transportation design work. I am involved in various extracurricular groups: Saint Paul Transportation Committee, National Society of Black Engineers, and American Council of Engineering Companies to name a few. My hobbies include gaining knowledge, attending sporting events, working out/playing basketball, taking care of my dog Lex, and cooking, among many others. I also referee basketball part time.
I am a native of Prichard, AL. I received my B.S. in Electrical Engineering from The University of Alabama in 2017. Since graduation I have been further developing my career as a Product Design Engineer for Cummins, Inc. I have been a member of the NSBE TCPC chapter for that duration, as well. In my spare time, I enjoy coaching, playing sports, volunteering, socializing, and networking.
I graduated from North Carolina A&T with a bachelor of science in Bioengineering. I am currently working as an Application Engineer for Ametek Engineered Medical Components.
Originally from Baltimore, MD, I went to New York University (NYU) where I graduated with my B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2017. I worked for Cummins Power systems in MN for ~3.5 years as a product design engineer. I currently work for the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) in Dayton, OH. In my spare time, besides volunteering for NSBE, I was a youth football, wrestling, and robotics coach. I have been a part of NSBE since my freshman year in college where I was an academic excellence chair as well as chapter president. For NSBE TCPC, I was the pre-collegiate initiative chair and currently the programs chair.
Sylvester Nwosuji is currently the Professional Development Chairperson for the National Society of Black Engineers Twin Cities Professional Chapter and a Quality Engineer at Medtronic. He recently obtained his Masters of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelors of Science degree in Neuroscience from the University of St. Thomas.
Christina is a recent graduate of Purdue University (the Mother Chapter) where she got her B.S. in Chemical Engineering. She now works at General Mills as a R&D Cereal Product Engineer where she gets to design new Cheerios flavors. Christina is originally from the Cleveland/Akron, Ohio area and new to the Minneapolis area. At Purdue, Christina held leadership positions as a Senator, Vice President, and President her senior year of college. She is looking forward to joining the Executive Board and sharing her perspective and ideas.
Leonard Louis is a Operations & Quality Manager for General Mills. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering and is a certified Quality Engineer through ASQ. This year is Leonard’s fourth term on the NSBE-TCPC Executive Board serving the prior year as Vice-President.
Leonard loves the NSBE mission and the work being done to elevate black youth into STEM fields. He strongly believes “as we move forward in our careers, it is very important that we reach back and push the next generation forward. The work that NSBE is doing is moving the dial forward.” Leonard is looking forward to another great year for NSBE-TCPC
Aisha Omar serves as the College Initiative Chair of the National Society of Black Engineers Twin Cities Professional chapter (NSBE-TCPC). Professionally, Aisha works at Target as an Associate Project Engineer for the home decor department. She graduated May 2021 with a BSE in Industrial & Systems Engineering with a focus in Supply chain from the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities. Aisha was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN. At the University of Minnesota, Aisha was really involved with the NSBE collegiate chapter at her school, serving at different levels throughout her four years and during her senior year she served as the president of NSBE-UMN. Through her leadership roles with NSBE she was able to organize National & Regional conferences for her chapter and outreach programs that inspire and encourage students of color to pursue majors in STEM. After graduating, Aisha chose to continue to pursue her passion by joining the NSBE professional board.