Ms. Caroline Hunter

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. Vivien Thomas

Dr. Thomas was responsible for developing the procedure to treat blue baby syndrome, a congenital heart defect in infants.

Dr. Shirley McBay

Dr. Shirley McBay is the founder and former president of the Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network.

Dr. Sadye Curry

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

Dr. W. Lincoln Hawkins was the first Black person to join the technical staff of AT&T’s Bell Labs.