DoubleX has closed its doors. Read a roundtable with its founders hereor see new stories in the Human Interest section. It wasand Sterrett was an engineering student at the University of Michigan. The young woman, CB, lived down the hall.
This article exists to change the stereotypical image of what scientists look like, to serve as a reference or resource and to bring visibility to the breadth of beauty in science. As I scrolled through the article, much to my chagrin, I observed that out of 50 scientists, there were no Black women listed.
This would lead the reader to believe that either: Being omitted in the Business Insider adds to the constant feelings of invisibility and isolation that are felt by many women of color in STEM fields.
Furthermore, if I were a young Black girl looking at the Business Insider Article, I would unconsciously be receiving the not-so-subtle message that people who look like me do not excel in science.
So why would I try a scientific career?
If the current generation is going to be engaged in scientific careers, we need to dispel the stereotypical image of a scientist as being a white, glasses wearing, socially-inept nerd.
The Business Insiders went one step in this direction, but not far enough.
This generation needs to see that being a scientist is not a death sentence to a life of awkwardness. So… the next time any entity feels compelled to make a list of scientists portraying any attributehere is a reference so that you can include some incredible sistas in the mix.
All of the people featured in this article are people that I actually know or have at most one degree of separation. If we left your favorite scientist off the list, leave us a comment with their name below, and perhaps there will be a part 2. For men who would like to be featured on a male version of this article, click here.
Without further ado, in no particular order, despite the fact that there are numbers: University of Florida Education: She uses these to create realistic 3D sound representations for users in virtual environments, render spatial information to persons with visual impairments, and augment multidimensional data analysis.
She is also interested in research concerning the persistence of underrepresented populations women, minorities, those with disabilities in computing fields. In her spare time, Kyla loves to dance jazz, contemporary, hip-hop, liturgical, Detroit Style Ballroom, Chicago step, and salsa Kyla is the first underrepresented woman to earn a Ph.
D in Computer Science from the University of Michigan.Wikicommons. This list contains brief sketches of 50 of the most prominent and influential female intellectual scholars in history.
All are women of distinction; every one has had a great influence on how we all — men and women as a society — think and view the world, whether from a socio-psychological or scientific perspective.
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