Gilda Barabino

While working on her doctorate, Dr. Gilda Barabino wanted a career that allowed her to use her education and knowledge to help people, but didn’t want to go the clinical medicine route.

Evelyn Boyd Granville

May 1st marks the birthday of mathematician and educator Dr. Evelyn Boyd Granville, a native of Washington D.C., one of the first African-American women to earn a doctorate in mathematics, and computer programmer for various space missions.

Mary Jackson

For Administrative Professionals Day, we’re honoring Mary Jackson, a woman who carved her own career path in engineering before switching roles to help others rise to the top.

Nadya Mason

Associate Professor Nadya Mason solved math problems for fun growing up before pursuing her career in physics.

Euphemia Lofton Haynes

This native of the United States capital had a life devoted to service in the fields of education and social reform.

Marie Maynard Daly

Let’s celebrate Valentine’s Day by learning about Marie Maynard Daly, a biochemist with a focus on the human heart.

Ainissa Ramirez

There’s plenty of science on display at the Super Bowl, and Ainissa Ramirez is able to tell you all about it.

Jedidah Isler

Jedidah Isler wanted to study the stars since she was first gifted a telescope at age 12, now she’s an astrophysicist.

Hadiyah-Nicole Green

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green is pioneering the use of lasers and nanoparticles to fight cancer.

Aprille Ericsson-Jackson

Aprille Ericsson-Jackson is an aerospace engineer at NASA, and was the first African-American woman to get a PhD in engineering at Howard University.

Wanda M. Austin

Dr. Wanda M. Austin started at The Aerospace Corporation as an entry level engineer. Now she’s the president and CEO.

Katherine Johnson

Meet Katherine Johnson, a mathematician involved in many of American’s greatest achievements during the space race.

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