Dr. Laila Boisselle

Dr. Laila Boisselle is one of a small group of researchers worldwide whose expertise lies in Indigenous (First Nations/Aboriginal) Knowledges, particularly Indigenous (First Nations/Aboriginal) Sciences.

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.

Mr. Al Valentine

Mr. Al Valentine is an engineer, inventor, researcher, entrepreneur, and STEM advocate.

Mrs. Marjorie S. Joyner

Mrs. Marjorie S. Joyner was the inventor of the permanent waving machine, which provided an easier method for curling straight hair and straightening curly hair.

Dr. Nola Hylton

Dr. Nola Hylton is an imaging scientist, breast cancer researcher, and professor-in-residence in the Department of Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco.