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 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 is an engineer, inventor, researcher, entrepreneur, and STEM advocate.
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. William Montague Cobb was the first Black person to earn a Ph.D. in anthropology.
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.