Tag: women and girls in science

Tribute to women and girls in science


A young Katherine solves a mathematical equation to her obviously impressed older classmates in a West Virginia school… This was part of the opening scene to the award winning biographical film- Hidden Figures. A film that could not have come at a better time. It sets to highlight the lives of female mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson; whose contribution to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the 60’s was greatly overlooked throughout history. Continue reading “Tribute to women and girls in science”