Osman encourages students to support SparkMacon initiative

Gazebo staff members had a “Curiosity Conversation” with Nadia Osman, director of revitalization and business initiatives for the College Hill Alliance in Macon.

Osman spoke to upper school students at the Henry Harding Tift Auditorium on Wednesday, Nov. 4. Her appearance was part of the school’s “Connections” program to provide interesting and enlightening speakers at Stratford several times each year.

She was interviewed by The Gazebo about SparkMacon, the first “makerspace” initiative in Middle Georgia.

Osman is responsible for directing efforts to foster innovation and provide access to local resources at the SparkMacon office on Cherry Street.

She also encouraged Stratford students to attend the first “Make-End” art and technology festival on Nov. 14-15 at Tattnall Square Park. It will showcase the talents of tech professionals, creative artists, inventors, scientists and others.