Niasia Williams, 24, the national chair of National Society of Black Engineers, sees lack of exposure to and opportunity in STEM as a "continuation of systemic, economic and socioeconomic oppression.”
NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who became a household name after the 2016 book and movie "Hidden Figures," now has a NASA facility named after her.
Dr. Gladys West, a former mathematician who was instrumental in the creation of GPS, was inducted into the Air Force Space and Missile Pioneers Hall of Fame earlier this month. […]
Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary W. Jackson, three of the trailblazing Black women who contributed to NASA’s ambitious space program during the 20th century, could be honored for their […]
She was credited with revolutionizing the way the Navy’s ships are designed.
The three women that inspired the 2016 movie Hidden Figures will be receiving a Congressional Gold Medal for their contributions to the U.S. space program A bipartisan group of lawmakers […]