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#WCWinSTEM: Dorothy Johnson Vaughan

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dorothy Johnson Vaughan, NASA mathematician. As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc Today we’ll continue highlighting the remarkable Black-women mathematicians at the center of Margot Lee Shetterly‘s Hidden Figures. Our #WCWinSTEM is Dorothy Johnson Vaughan, a mathematician who worked at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the predecessor of NASA. Vaughan was born in […]

#WCWinSTEM: Katherine G. Johnson

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Katherine G. Johnson, Black woman and NASA mathematician.   As compiled by Natasha Berryman, #VanguardSTEM Editor-in-Chief As our third season draws to a close, we couldn’t think of a more inspiring or relevant story to guide our end-of-the-year discussions than the lives of the remarkable Black-women mathematicians at the center of Margot […]

#WCWinSTEM: Camille Avestruz, Ph.D.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dr. Camille Avestruz, Provost Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Chicago.  As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc Our #WCWinSTEM is Dr. Camille Avestruz, a joint fellow at the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics and the Enrico Fermi Institute at the University of Chicago. She is a Provost Postdoctoral Scholar. Dr. Avestruz received […]

#WCWinSTEM: RoboGabby

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Gabby Frierson aka RoboGabby.  As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc Today’s #WCWinSTEM feature is a special one! Gabby Frierson aka RoboGabby is an 11 year old, 6th grade middle school student who is passionate about designing, building, and programming robots. She wants to inspire other young girls to take an interest in […]

#WCWinSTEM: Paging Dr. Tamika Cross

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dr. Tamika K. Cross, Resident Physician in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc Today, our #WCWinSTEM feature is dedicated to Dr. Tamika Cross who is currently a resident physician in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Let’s review a few of her […]

#WCWinSTEM: Kristal Maner-Smith, Ph.D.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dr. Kristal Maner-Smith, technical director of the Emory Integrated Lipidomics Core.  As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc The PhD Journey Our lovely #WCWinSTEM is Kristal Maner-Smith, Ph.D. Dr. Maner-Smith graduated from Howard University with a B.S. in Chemistry. Her undergraduate research involved the synthesis of organic compounds to mimic naturally occuring inhibitors […]

#WCWinSTEM: Stephani Page, Ph.D.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dr. Stephani Page, creator of the #BLACKandSTEM social media community.  As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc Are you familiar with the #BLACKandSTEM social media community? Our lovely #WCWinSTEM Dr. Stephani Page is the creator of #BLACKandSTEM. Page received her BS in Chemical Engineering and an MS in Biology from North Carolina A&T […]

#WCWinSTEM: Moiya McTier, B.A.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Moiya McTier, lover of exoplanets and galaxies. As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc Today’s #WCWinSTEM feature is Moiya McTier, a recent Harvard College graduate. McTier was the first at Harvard to major in both Astrophysics and Folkore & Mythology. Her senior thesis was a science fiction novel inspired by the Thirty Meter […]

#WCWinSTEM: Yaihara Fortis Santiago, Ph.D.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dr. Yaihara Fortis Santiago, director of the Science Alliance of the New York Academy of Sciences. As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc Dr. Yaihara Fortis Santiago currently serves as director of the Science Alliance, which is the professional development branch of the New York Academy of Sciences. In this role, Yaihara develops and […]