Dr. Mae Jemison

STEM Career: Chemical Engineer (Applying physical science, life science, mathematics, and economics to produce, transform, transport and properly use chemicals, materials, energy) and Physician (A medical doctor)

Significant Contribution/s: First African American Female to go into space

Birth: October 17, 1956

Learn more:

http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/jemison-mc.html

http://teacher.scholastic.com/space/mae_jemison/

http://www.biography.com/people/mae-c-jemison-9542378

http://www.biography.com/people/mae-c-jemison-9542378

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