Friday, October 27, 2017

Web Chat with Hidden Figures Author



Join a FREE WEBCHAT with Hidden Figures Author,  Margot Lee Shetterly! She will be online November 8 at 8 pm - Italian Time to answer your questions about her experience telling the unknown stories of African American women mathematicians who shaped space exploration at NASA. Ask  questions via Twitter #AskMargotLeeShetterly or via the program chat space on https://alumni.state.gov/live
 #HiddenNoMore

About the Speaker:
Margot Lee Shetterly is the author of Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race. She is also the founder of The Human Computer Project, an endeavor to recover the names and accomplishments of all of the women who worked as computers, mathematicians, scientists and engineers at the NACA and NASA from the 1930s through the 1980s. Margot is a Hampton, Virginia native, a University of Virginia graduate, an entrepreneur, and an intrepid traveler who spent 11 years living in Mexico. She currently lives in Charlottesville, VA

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