While the names and enormous accomplishments of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson were left out of history books, these brilliant African American women are now getting the recognition they deserve with the release of the blockbuster film “Hidden Figures” in 2016. Continue reading Booz Allen Hamilton’s Problem Solvers Campaign Celebrates Women Of Color In STEM Careers
Sylvana Caridi Coche is a woman on the cutting edge of technology. She is one of the elite who has not only watched but nurtured the shape of the IT movement from its inception. She has vast experience and insight when it comes to STEAM disciplines and is working diligently to not just talk–but to take action.
Continue reading Sylvana Coche on Global Competitiveness, Mentoring and Diversity
The young scientist and her team are aiming to close the mortality gap for black cancer patients. Continue reading Dr. Joy McDaniel Is Creating A Cure For Most Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer
Google is opening “Howard West” on its campus in Mountain View, Calif., a Silicon Valley outpost for the historically black university where computer science majors can immerse themselves in coding instruction and tech culture, not to mention the inner workings of one of the planet’s most famous companies. Continue reading Google opens Howard University West to train black coders
In the 30 years that Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s neurosurgical department has accepted residents, there has never been a black woman in the ranks. Continue reading Johns Hopkins Has First Black Female Neurosurgeon Resident
Twenty-four years ago, the trailblazing Ellen Ochoa became the first Latina in space. The NASA astronaut made history back in 1993, and continues to do so today. On May 19, she’ll be inducted into the US Astronaut Hall of Fame. “I’m honored to be recognized among generations of astronauts who were at the forefront of exploring our universe for the benefit of humankind,” Ochoa said, according to KCET. “I hope to continue to inspire our nation’s youth to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math, so they, too, may reach for the stars.” Continue reading 24 Years Ago Ellen Ochoa Was The First Latina In Space, Now She’s Heading To Astronaut Hall Of Fame
It’s a Google Expedition for International Women’s Day.
Continue reading NASA highlights women in STEM with a virtual field trip
GE is making a commitment to close the gender gap at its organization by promising to place 20,000 women in technical roles by 2020. Continue reading ‘What if female scientists were celebrities?’: GE says it will place 20,000 women in technical roles by 2020
NASA’s youngest researcher Yair Israel Piña López, 20, might be on his way to Mars. Continue reading NASA’s Youngest Researcher Poised To Be First Mexican On Mars
Soon after Hidden Figures was acknowledged with three Oscar nominations, a woman named Raye Montague spoke with Good Morning America about her own experience as a “hidden figure” in the Navy, Yahoo reports. Continue reading This Woman Was The Navy’s “Hidden Figure”