Mrs. Annie Easley

Mrs. Annie Easley was a computer at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the predecessor to NASA.

Degree(s): Math

 

Undergraduate Institution: Xavier University (Louisiana) (HBCU), Cleveland State University

 

Graduate Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Photo Credit: NASA

 

Mrs. Annie Easley began her academic career pursuing an undergraduate degree in pharmacy. However, after moving to Cleveland, Ohio, she began working as a computer at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the predecessor to NASA. She later learned programming languages to study energy-conversion systems, including alternative power technology (including the technology used in the first hybrid vehicles).

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