Ms. Caroline Hunter is a chemist, anti-apartheid activist and educator, and co-founder of the Polaroid Revolutionary Workers Movement (PRWM) which helped to force Polaroid’s divestment in South Africa during apartheid.
Dr. Latanya Sweeney is best known for her the theory of k-anonymity.
Dr. Thomas was responsible for developing the procedure to treat blue baby syndrome, a congenital heart defect in infants.
Dr. Shirley McBay is the founder and former president of the Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network.
Dr. Sadye Curry is the first Black woman in the United States to become a gastroenterologist and the first Black person to train in the Duke gastroenterology fellowship program.
Dr. W. Lincoln Hawkins was the first Black person to join the technical staff of AT&T’s Bell Labs.