Ruby Bridges was the first African American child to desegregate a southern elementary school. Read a short bio of the sacrifices she and her family endured to advance the civil rights movement by clicking here.
Movers and Shakers in STEM Robotics
Showcasing representation is key to encouraging more girls to pursue STEM careers. Click here to learn about current women making waves in robotics.
Fmr. Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm was the first black woman elected to Congress. Known as “Fighting Shirley,” she advocated for racial and gender equality and to end the Vietnam War. Click here to read her bio.
The women leaders of Harvey Mudd College & the University of Michigan
Both Harvey Mudd College and the University of Michigan are breaking barriers for women in STEM and boosting women graduates in STEM. 55% of Harvey Mudd’s graduates complete a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Click here to read more about Harvey Mudd’s achieved these numbers. Over half of the leadership of the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering program is women. Click here to learn how the University of Michigan achieved gender parity in its leaders.
Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett
Corbet is one of the National Institute of Health’s leading scientists behind the COVID-19 vaccine creation. Her contribution helped save millions of lives. Read about her contribution to the COVID-19 vaccine and her continued efforts to save lives by teaching the benefits of vaccination by clicking here.
Here’s who we celebrated in 2022.
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