Monthly Archives: May 2014

Dolores Shockley

Thanks to  The 9-9…& the 2000 @KpSaysDoBetter, a former student of Dr. Dolores Shockley, who recommended her for #GGSTEM and says she is “all types of awesome.” Here’s some information about her career on the site for distinguished alumni of … Continue reading

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Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin

Thanks to Deb Hirsch who pointed out this twitter post by Marcus Chown (@marcuschown) about Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin.  

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Sandra Kizior

Thanks to Sandy Kizior, who shared several photographs from her working life.  I smile every time I read this comment she left on the blog: Rachel I love you. Finally a “place” online I can feel like one of the … Continue reading

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Nagambal “Swarna” Shah

Thank you to Prof. Natasha Brewley, who shared the photo above and post below on the occasion of Dr. Nagambal “Swarna” Shah’s Retirement Party May 3, 2014. Dr. Swarna Shah has been a source of inspiration and support for many … Continue reading

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Evelyn Boyd Granville

Today is the 90th birthday of Evelyn Boyd Granville, who was the second African American woman to earn a PhD in Mathematics.  To celebrate the occasion, Evelyn Lamb gave her a call and created this post about Granville for her … Continue reading

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