Black History Month 2019

YoungSTEMs Celebrates Black History Month 2019 – Explore these STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Stars

Jedidah Isler

STEM Career: Astrophysics (application of the physical world to stars and other celestial bodies) Significant Contribution/s: First African American woman ...
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Cornelius Coffey

STEM Career: Aeronautical Mechanic and Licensed Pilot Significant Contribution/s: First African American to be licensed as both a pilot and ...
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Dr. Agnes Day

STEM Career: Microbiologist (The study of all living organisms that are too small to be visible with the naked eye) ...
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Dr. Velma Scantlebury-White

STEM Career: Surgeon Significant Contribution/s: First African American female transplant; kidney transplant specialist Birth: October 6, 1955 Picture: http://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/346429/file-2521902165-png/Black_History_Month/BlackHistory_FacebookAd_Web.png Learn ...
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Horace King

STEM Career: Self-taught Engineer and Architect Significant Contribution/s: Master bridge designer and builder in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi Birth: September 8, ...
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Mary Eliza Mahoney

STEM Career: Significant Contribution/s: First African American woman to train and serve as a nurse in the U.S. Birth: May ...
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Kenneth J. Dunkley

STEM Career: Physicist, Studied Human Vision Significant Contribution/s: Invention of Three-Dimensional (3-D) Viewing Glasses without lenses, mirrors or optical elements ...
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Dr. Margaret S. Collins

STEM Career: Zoologist Significant Contribution/s: Termite Specialist Birth: 1922 Death: April 27, 1996 Learn more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_S._Collins Learn About these Other ...
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Annie Easley

STEM Career: Physician – a medical doctor Significant Contribution/s: Along with her father, Dr. Louis Wright, discovered and developed chemicals ...
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Dr. Jane Cook Wright

STEM Career: Physician – a medical doctor Significant Contribution/s: Along with her father, Dr. Louis Wright, discovered and developed chemicals ...
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…In particular, science education is essential to pursue careers in the occupations that will matter most in the 21st century economy, not just in our country, but worldwide.

— Rep. Woolsey (D-CA)


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