Dr. Rudy Horne

Dr. Rudy Horne was a mathematician, Morehouse College professor, and the mathematics consultant for the movie “Hidden Figures.”

Dr. Gladys West

Dr. Gladys West is a mathematician who led the development of the global positioning systems (GPS) that is currently used in cars and phones.

Mrs. Mary Jackson

Mrs. Mary Jackson was one of the first Black “computers” of the West Area Computing Unit of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the predecessor to NASA.

Katherine Johnson

Mrs. Katherine Johnson was employed as a “computer” at NASA, the term given to women who performed mathematical calculations for NASA engineers.