George Washington Carver

Mr. George Washington Carver was born into slavery, and became known as one of the world’s most prominent agricultural scientists and inventors.

Dr. Casonya Johnson

Dr. Casonya Johnson is currently the Head of the Department of Biology at James Madison University.

Alice Ball

Ms. Alice Ball developed the first successful treatment for leprosy.

Dr. Ruth Ella Moore

Dr. Ruth Ella Moore was the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. in a natural science in the U.S.

Dr. Edward Bouchet

Dr. Edward Bouchet was the first Black person to earn a Ph.D. and one of the first Black graduates of Yale University.