In this segment of Lady Mogul Talk, we speak with Olivia Turner about what it means to be a true Queen and how her HBCU Texas Southern University shaped her future trajectory. Plus, listen to her tips for breaking into the STEM industry and the importance of creating boundaries.
In partnership with the HBCU Experience Movement
Olivia Turner is a native Californian who pursued her dream of attending an HBCU. Ms. Turner, without a campus visit, decided that Texas Southern University would be her home after graduating from Perris High School. Ms. Turner graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics and a minor in Health Studies.
During her tenure at Texas Southern University, she played an integral role in several impactful organizations on campus such as Society of Urban Mathematicians, Habitat for Humanity, National Organization of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers, Tiger Yearbook, Collegiate 100 Black Women and the National Society for Black Engineers. She is a member of the Delta Gamma chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Incorporated.
After graduating Cum Laude, Miss Turner went on to pursue a career in cyber security and information technology. With the knowledge and experience gained throughout her professional career, she volunteers with STEM programs and participates on panels to give insight on how to jumpstart your career in consulting and technology. Currently, Olivia is a Senior Cyber Engineer for Deloitte, a multinational professional services network with offices in over 150 countries and territories around the world.