Retired after a 45-year career in education, journalism and public relations -- including more than 30 years with IEEE, the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology. Oversaw an effort to appoint a stronger sci-tech adviser to the first Bush White House staff through a public-relations campaign. Designed a campaign for strengthening precollege math and science education. Spearheaded two UN forums promoting high-tech opportunities for young females in developing and developed countries. Arranged a Press Club luncheon venue for Neil Armstrong to present the NAE's "Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century"; and a Press Club preview of "Codebreaker," a bio-pic on Alan Turing. Led a Press Club Newsmaker on presidential conventions with George McGovern. Published first newsletter on electronic banking in 1975. Taught PR writing at Howard; addressed Duke LGBT Class of 2000. https://www.linkedin.com/in/pender-m-mccarter-apr-fellow-prsa-779711/
July 29, 2020: "Black Lives Matter"
Looking across 14th & P Streets, NW, toward the Studio Theatre
Indicative of the signs that spread through Washington in the summer of 2020 after the murder of George Floyd
December 14, 2019: Young Women @ Baltimore Museum of Art
Posing to celebrate a milestone?
Outside gift shop at Baltimore Museum
December 12, 2018: Travelers Aid to Rescue @ National Airport
Volunteer jumps in to take a family photo before Christmas.
I snapped this photo of a fellow Travelers Aid volunteer while we shared the Information Desk in Terminal C.
July 16, 2019
Senator Amy Klobuchar seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination
Briefing at National Press Club with 2019 Club President Alison Kodjak presiding