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Date:
June 3, 2021 - June 4, 2021
Time:
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Time Details:
Thursday and Friday, 1-4 p.m. EDT
Location:
Virtual
Cost:
$75 for VMCA members $100 for IIMC members Does not include price of book

Athenian Dialogue: Hidden Figures

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterley Facilitator: Jane Long, Ed.D. Book Selection - Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterley Before John Glenn orbited the Earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as "human computers" used pencils, slide rulers, and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets and astronauts into space. (368 pages) Capacity: Registration is limited to 30 participants. The minimum enrollment is 10.