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THU, SEP 20TH 2018

TI Auditorium, ECSS 2.102
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On Their Shoulders: Lecture with Dr. Christine Darden

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oin us for a lecture with Dr. Christine Darden, one of the four women featured in Margot Lee Shetterly's book Hidden Figures: The Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race. Dr. Christine Darden is a retired NASA mathematician and aerospace engineer, and among the pool of inspiring "human computers" who helped launch men into space. She was also the first African American woman to be promoted to the top federal civil service rank of Senior Executive Service at Langley Research Center. 

The lecture is free, and open to UT Dallas students, staff, faculty, and community members (limited). 

Presented by the Women's Network of Frontiers of Flight Museum, in partnership with the UT Dallas chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers, the Galerstein Gender Center, and Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science. 



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TI Auditorium, ECSS 2.102


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