EDITOR'S LETTERJANUARY 2019
At some point on one of the legs of our air travels from one family visit to another over the Holidays, the popular phrase?new year, new me?kept bouncing around in my head at 30,000 feet. I am turning 30 this year, and I have found myself in a state of existential contemplation out of anticipation for this milestone that, for some reason, signifies so much for so many of us.
S.H.E IS: ADA LOVELACE
Inventor. Writer. Mathematician. Pioneer. Revolutionary.
Closing The Gap On Women In STEMBy Melissa Unsell-Smith
Minority women?in the 1960s?were?solving rocket science trajectories for NASA and managing mainframe computers.??Katherine Johnson, for example, solved?calculations of orbital mechanics?that?were critical to the success of the first manned spaceflights.?The barriers?she and her female counterparts?faced were?immersive;?the path they paved?insurmountable.???
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