030524 FREE CSCE Webinar - ASCE's Members of Society Advancing An Inclusive Culture (MOSAIC) Committee

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - 12:00 PM

Please join CSCE at a FREE webinar at 12 p.m. Noon EST on Tuesday, March 5, 2024. At this online event, Moises Young, Chair of ASCE's Members of Society Advancing An Inclusive Culture (MOSAIC) Committee will give a presentation about the activities of this committee. No NYS PDH will be offered at this event. This webinar is sponsored by the CSCE Career Guidance Committee.

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Moises Young, Chair of ASCE's Members of Society Advancing An Inclusive Culture (MOSAIC) Committee

Moises Young is an Amtrak Real Estate Development Manager supporting Pipe & Wire Utility Occupancies throughout Amtrak’s network.  He has over 23 years of experience in the railroad industry including working at AECOM as a consultant for CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern.  Moises has Project Manager experience in the design, review, inspection, and construction of various passenger and freight railroad, highway, and utility design projects. His involvement includes management, project tracking, supervising project teams, design, and review of railroad and local planning highway projects.

Moises is a member of the American Railroad Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association, the American Railway Development Association, and the International Right of Way Association.  He also currently serves as the President of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) as well as the MOSAIC Chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), providing ASCE with leadership in all matters of justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion within the civil engineering community.  Moises holds bachelor’s degrees in civil engineering and architectural engineering as well as a master’s degree in engineering management, all from Drexel University.


Lisa Black, Ph.D., Director, Cultural Belonging & Social Ethos for the American Society of Civil Engineers

Dr. Lisa M. Black, is Director, Cultural Belonging & Social Ethos for the American Society of Civil Engineers. In 2016, Black joined the staff of ASCE the nation’s oldest engineering society, representing more than 150,000 members. In her role as Director of Cultural Belonging & Social Ethos, she is responsible for developing, monitoring, and evaluating policies, programs, activities, and products aimed at advancing a just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive civil engineering profession. Through her work with ASCE’s board level committee, Members of Society Advancing an Inclusive Culture (MOSAIC), she provides leadership in developing and implementing policies, programs, and products designed to advance awareness and recognition of the civil engineering profession, with a special emphasis on promoting civil engineering as an inclusive discipline.

Prior to joining ASCE, Dr. Black acquired nearly 20 years of experience in social work, policy, and leading strategic planning initiatives focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion. These experiences encompassed administrative leadership, research, community engagement, and project management that span pre-kindergarten through career workforce. In the preK-12 public education sector, she served as Special Assistant to the Superintendent for Race and Equity in Madison Wisconsin and held education leadership licenses in Wisconsin and Virginia.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from North Carolina State University and both graduate degrees, a Master of Science in Social Work and Ph.D. in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Black enjoys spending time with her husband, brother Renny, their four adult children, and chocolate lab, Odie.

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