Dr. Bettye Washington Greene

Dr. Bettye Washington Greene was the first Black female chemist employed at Dow Chemical Company.

Degree(s): Chemistry

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Undergraduate Institution: Tuskegee Institute (now University) (HBCU)

Graduate Institution: Wayne State University

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Photo Credit: Science History Institute

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Dr. Bettye Washington Greene was the first Black female chemist employed at Dow Chemical Company, where she specialized in latex. In addition to holding several patents, Dr. Greene was also a founding member of the Midlands, Michigan Alumni Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

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