Read the fascinating bio’s of these pioneers …
Known as irreverent, sharp-tongued, and brilliant, she enjoyed long and influential careers in both the U.S. Navy and the private sector.
…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.
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
STEM WOMEN OF OUR TIME AND THE FUTURE
An inspiring documentary titled “Not the Science Type”addresses negative stereotypes and the need for greater diversity, equity, and inclusion in the science, technology, engineering, and math.
(Video links were provided by Sandra Murdock, Director, AAUW Missouri STEM Committee)
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Featured are several young women who chose STEM fields for their college studies and have excelled in their STEM careers.
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