10 Black Women Changing the World via Science and Technology

Paleontologist, oceanographer, tech innovator: these black women are doing life-changing work in STEM

While diversifying the fields in science and tech is an ongoing effort, here are ten inspiring women changing the landscape of STEM:

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Loretta Cheeks (Image: Arizona State University)

Loretta Cheeks: Cheeks has two decades of experience in computer science and engineering, developing systems and heading up development teams within the communications, radio, avionics, instrumentation and control, and chemical industries. She is currently a computer science Ph.D. candidate at Arizona State University. She also founded StrongTIES to promote STEM K-12 education.

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