#WomenInSTEMWednesday: Yvonne Brill

In honor of NASA wanting to put a WOMAN on the moon, this week's #WomenInSTEMWednesday is going back into space! Today's #WomenInSTEM is Yvonne Brill. In the air and space community, Yvonne Brill is most well known for her contribution of the electrothermal hydrazine thruster (fancy terms for a chemical propulsion thruster, which was still … Continue reading #WomenInSTEMWednesday: Yvonne Brill

#WomenInSTEMWednesday: Mae Carol Jemison

Today is the birthday of this week's #WomenInSTEMWednesday: Mae Jemison! Jemison was the first African-American woman in space but was also so much more! She is a trained dancer, has a medical degree and started numerous companies. When Jemison was growing up, she was enamored with the Apollo missions but noticed that no one looked like … Continue reading #WomenInSTEMWednesday: Mae Carol Jemison

#WomenInSTEMWednesday: Evelyn Boyd Granville

This week’s #WomenInSTEM is an all-around boss! Dr. Evelyn Boyd Granville was the second African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics in America. She worked for the National Bureau of Standards developing missile fuses before going to work for IBM. While at IBM, Granville designed some computer software that analyzed the satellite orbits for Project Mercury. … Continue reading #WomenInSTEMWednesday: Evelyn Boyd Granville