Dr. Lilia Ann Abron is the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. in chemical engineering (1972).
Dr. Nashlie Sephus is the Applied Science manager for Amazon’s artificial intelligence, the founder and CEO of The Bean Path, and the first black woman CTO of a company (Partpic) that was acquired by Amazon.
Mrs. Denise Gray is the president of LG Chem Michigan Inc. Tech Center
Mr. William Hunter Dammond was the first Black graduate from the Western University of Pennsylvania (now University of Pittsburgh).
Mx. Erica Douglas is a cosmetic chemist who is also known as Sister Scientist.
Mr. Henry Blair was a farmer, inventor, and the second Black person to earn a US patent.