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#WCWinSTEM: Mary Winston Jackson

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

#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: Ericka Jefferson, MBA

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Ericka Jefferson, MBA, President and Founder of Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE).  A foreword from #VanguardSTEM:  As we continue to celebrate conferences and set out to equip our community with insights and skills that will position them for interpersonal and professional success at these important meetings, I couldn’t think of […]

#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 […]