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Women and Adversity Jessica Strawser, Writer...

October 12, 2017

Women and Adversity:  Jessica Strawser Writer’s Digest Editor-at-Large, Novelist A big ‘thank you’ to Jessica Strawser, who answered my email within a few days, making me delighted she agreed to participate in my blog. Her association with Writer’s Digest, a magazine for writers for nearly a century, goes back to her college days. She was an intern for Writer’s Digest Books while attending the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University in Athens, OH. As a senior, she ...

Women and Adversity: Mary Jackson, NACA Mathe...

September 28, 2017

Mary Winston grew up in Hampton, VA and attended all-black schools, graduating from George P. Phenix Training School in 1937.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and ...

Women and Adversity: Dorothy Vaughan NASA Ma...

September 14, 2017

  BACKGROUND: The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) was founded in 1915 to advance aeronautical research. NACA had what it called the West Area Computing unit located ...

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