The Houston Entrepreneurs' Forum was organized in 1985 to promote entrepreneurship among its members as well as the general public. It meets for breakfast the last Tuesday of each month. It provides an excellent opportunity to listen to a successful entrepreneur share their experiences and to network with individuals interested in entrepreneurship.
The Houston Entrepreneur’s Forum is pleased to announce Nathelyne Kennedy, Founder/ President of Nathelyne A. Kennedy & Associates, will be speaking at our September 27th meeting. Ms. Kennedy started her civil and structural engineering firm in 1981. She was the first female engineering graduate of Prairie View A&M and the first African-American female PE registered by the State of Texas. Ms. Kennedy has been recognized numerous times by her alma mater. In 2006, the new Architecture and History & Culture facility was named Nathelyne Archie Kennedy building in her honor. She was named Houston Engineer of the Year in 2016.
Ms. Kennedy started her career designing highway bridges throughout the Midwest. She came to Houston in the 1980s to design bridges for the widening of IH10. Since then her firm has completed bridge design on the majority of Houston’s freeways.
Ms. Kennedy shares her entrepreneurship experience by mentoring women, minorities and students. She endowed at scholarship for architecture and engineering students at Prairie View A&M University. Her presentation will be about Forging New Territory.