STEM WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT

Read the fascinating bio’s of these pioneers …

 

GRACE MURRAY HOPPER

Known as irreverent, sharp-tongued, and brilliant, she enjoyed long and influential careers in both the U.S. Navy and the private sector.

KATHERINE JOHNSON

…an American mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics as a NASA employee were critical to the success of the first and subsequent U.S. crewed spaceflights.

NANCY GRACE ROMAN

Known as the “mother of the Hubble,” Dr. Roman was the first chief of astronomy at NASA and the first woman to hold an executive position there