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StartUp Health launches the first health innovation-focused syndicate on AngelList Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 14, 2015 StartUp Health, a global entrepreneurship
Envision Moves NYLF STEM Forum into High Gear, Adding First African-American Female Astronaut & Trailblazing Scientist to Leadership. Washington, DC (PRWEB)
A $500,000 initiative will directly fund student groups for technical women, develop a national infrastructure, and create tools for groups to succeed. Boulder,
Emily Oleisky, a junior at Garrison Forest School (all girls’, K-12 school in Owings Mills, Md.) has received one of 34 national “Aspirations in Computing” awards, given annually to young
NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ford Foundation announced today the election of Ursula Burns to serve as a member of its Board of Trustees. Ms.
The NCWIT Academic Alliance Seed Fund, sponsored by Microsoft Research, provides startup funds to academic programs focused on recruiting and retaining women in computing. Boulder,
The NCWIT Student Seed Fund, sponsored by Symantec, attracts women and underrepresented groups in computing through student-run recruitment and retention efforts. Boulder,
Prodea CEO to Participate in Main Stage Interview at Conference RICHARDSON, Texas (PRWEB) November 25, 2014 WHAT:
Prodea CEO and Co-Founder to Participate in Roundtable Q&A RICHARDSON, Texas (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 WHAT:
Staying at 25 Hotels; Generating $11 Million in Direct Spending PHOENIX, Oct.
Stephanie Wilson is an American engineer, a NASA astronaut, and the second African American woman to go into space. She was born Stephanie Diana Wilson on September 27, 1966 in Boston, Massachusetts. An astronomy professor she interviewed during middle school became her first inspiration to pursue a career in space. She graduated from Taconic High School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in 1984, and then attended Harvard University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering...
Sunita Williams is an American astronaut and a United States Navy officer who holds the record for the longest space flight by a woman. She was born Sunita Pandya Krishna on September 19, 1965 in Euclid, Ohio to parents of Indian and Slovenian decent. She graduated from Needham High School in Needham, Massachusetts in 1983, and then went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical science from the United States Naval Academy in 1987. She was immediately commissioned as an Ensign in...
Mae Jemison is an American physician, NASA astronaut, and was the first black woman to travel to space. She was born Mae Carol Jemison on October 17, 1956 in Decatur, Alabama. Her family moved to Chicago, Illinois when she was younger, and she assumed that spaceflight would become a common travel for civilians by the time she was an adult. She was inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. and Nichelle Nichols. She graduated from Morgan Park High School in 1973 at age sixteen. She immediately entered...
Kathryn Hire is a Captain in the U.S. Navy Reserve and a NASA astronaut. She was born Kathryn Patricia "Kay" Hire on August 26, 1959 in Mobile, Alabama where she was raised by her parents. She graduated from Murphy High School in Mobile in 1977 and subsequently attended the United States Naval Academy, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and Management in 1981. The following year, Hire earned her Naval Flight Officer wings and began conducting international airborne...
Susan Helms is a Lieutenant General in the United States Air Force and a former NASA astronaut. She was born Susan Jane Helms on February 26, 1958 in Charlotte, North Carolina. She grew up in Portland, Oregon and graduated from Parkrose Senior High School in 1976. She then attended the United States Air Force Academy and received a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in 1980. She subsequently received her commission and initially served as an F-16 weapons separation...
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