Margot Lee Shetterly is the author of Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race (William Morrow/HarperCollins). She is the founder of The Human Computer Project, an endeavor that is recovering the names and accomplishments of all of the women who worked as computers, mathematicians, scientists, and engineers at the NACA and NASA from the 1930s through the 1980s. Shetterly is a Hampton, Virginia, native, University of Virginia graduate, an entrepreneur, and an intrepid traveler who spent 11 years living in Mexico. She currently lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.
“Hidden Figures”: The True Story of the Black Women at NASA Daring “Fearlessly to Pursue Their Dreams”
Mekeisha Madden Toby talks to Margot Lee Shetterly, author of "Hidden Figures."...