WHO: Margot Shetterly, author of Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
WHAT: The author will discuss the fascinating and influential lives of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden, four African American female mathematicians who changed the country’s future through their work at NASA. A book sale and signing will follow the presentation.
The book has been adapted for a film, from 20th Century Fox which is set to be released in January 2017. The movie stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Kevin Costner.
WHEN/WHERE: Monday, October 17, 2016 at Noon
Linthicum Community Library, 400 Shipley Rd. Linthicum, MD
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