Boston’s Mayor Marty Walsh Welcomes Nas to the City
Nas shows support for women’s advancement in science and technology with visit to Mayor Walsh’s “Girl’s Make the City” event in Boston.
Last Sunday, the city of Boston proudly welcomed and celebrated the arrival of Nas for his scheduled performance at the famous Boston Calling Music Festival. Nas, who has been busy celebrating the 20th anniversary of his debut album, Illmatic, gave an outstanding performance Sunday night during the Fall installment of the music festival. Prior to the performance, the New York native took time out of his scheduled rehearsal to support Boston’s Mayor Marty Walsh in his initiative promoting the interests of science and technology to young girls, ages 11 - 17 year old. Walsh along with the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement, and the MIT Media Lab was hosting their annual “Girls Make the City” event. Held at District Hall in Boston’s Innovation District, the event allowed 25 young girls from the community the opportunity to learn Scratch, an introductory programming language, facilitated by experts at the MIT Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten group…
Happy Birthday Nas!