Dr. Lilia Ann Abron

Dr. Lilia Ann Abron is the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. in chemical engineering (1972).

Dr. Nashlie Sephus

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

Mrs. Denise Gray is the president of LG Chem Michigan Inc. Tech Center

Mr. William Hunter Dammond

Mr. William Hunter Dammond was the first Black graduate from the Western University of Pennsylvania (now University of Pittsburgh).

Mx. Erica Douglas

Mx. Erica Douglas is a cosmetic chemist who is also known as Sister Scientist.

Mr. Henry Blair

Mr. Henry Blair was a farmer, inventor, and the second Black person to earn a US patent.