Elevate [Math] is just around the corner. Our first class is in 16 days!
Part of your program includes a workshop with people that work in STEM; but what impact do careers in STEM have on the world? Find out by learning about our TOP 10 STEM HEROES for 2019:
- Chien-Shiung Wu: Chinese-American Physicist (and UC Berkeley grad!)
- George Washington Carver: African American botanist and inventor
- Ellen Ochoa: First Latina astronaut, from La Mesa, California
- Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson: “Human Computers” who helped launch the first NASA missions
- Albert Baez: Physicist and co-inventor of the microscope
- Kathy Pham: Computer scientist and founding member of U.S. Digital Service
- Fe Del Mundo: First female and Asian student at Harvard Medical school, a pediatrician and public health researcher
- Lynn Conway: Engineer, 2014 Computer Science History Museum fellow, inventor of multiple-out-of-order dynamic instruction scheduling
Enjoy the rest of the summer!