October is drawing to a close, which means it’s time for our final installment of profiles for Black History Month. We take a look at astronaut and scientist, Mae Jemison, and renowned zoologist, Ernest Everett Just. We’ve barely scratched the surface of the achievements of black people in the STEM industries, but we hope we have inspired you with some amazing stories. If there’s anyone else you’d like to share with us don’t forget to comment below!
For our next installment in our series of Black History Month posts, we are looking at two medics who’s pioneering work has helped improve thousands of lives across the world. Check back next Friday for the final post in our series of inspiring black scientists and engineers.
In our second post honouring Black History Month, we take a look at two more inspiring people from the science and engineering industries. Read on to find out more about the man who designed the first moon based observatory and the first ever female African American CEO of a Fortune 500 company.