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Hidden No More: Pioneering Black Women Mathematicians Tell Their Stories
February 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Please note: This event has been relocated to Ebenezer Baptist Church (located at 216 W. Leigh St., Richmond, VA 23220) to accommodate additional guests.
Featured in the New York Times bestselling book “Hidden Figures” about the black female mathematicians at NASA during the late 1950s and early 1960s, Dr. Christine Darden did groundbreaking sonic boom research that is still used today. She worked at NASA for nearly 40 years. Darden will be joined by Estelle Amy Smith, pioneering mathematician at Dahlgren Naval base, in a discussion between Richmond Times-Dispatch journalist Michael Paul Williams. 3 p.m.; Free. Donations welcome. Register here.