34 minutes | May 20, 2021

Ep. 16: Going far with a love for learning with Dr. Jo Zanice Bond

Dr. Jo Zanice Bond’s love for learning has taken her far. Hailing from Brownsville, TN, she found herself pursuing a Ph. D. and eventually becoming a professor at Tuskegee University. Her life experiences opened her eyes to the importance of persistence, and revealed why ‘elbow grease’ pays off eventually. It also showed her the big responsibility of nurturing young minds and the importance of the African diaspora in her school community. Hear more about Dr. Bond’s amazing feats in this 16th episode of 3 Stores, 2 Cotton Gins, 1 Remarkable Life!   In this episode: Leaving Brownsville and how far she’s gotten On Dr. Bond’s love for learning and pursuing a Ph. D. Becoming a professor at Tuskegee University The important women who have been a part of Tuskegee University How the African diaspora converges in Tuskegee Speaking to students from diverse backgrounds How her birth order inspired her desire to teach and to learn Why persistence pays off How entrepreneurship influenced her dissertation
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