NJ’s own ‘Hidden Figure’ delivers powerful speech on the importance of mentoring

Kellin Slater who graduated with a BS in Applied Physics (‘17) from NYU Tandon, at  2:22.
They call Marion Lee Johnson a “Hidden Figure.” That’s because the mathematician worked at Boeing for NASA calculating trajectories for the Saturn V rocket that sent Neil Armstrong to the moon in 1969. … She said, not enough young women of color are engaged in science, a message that resonated with young medical and engineering students like Kellin Slater … a graduate of the Tandon School of Engineering at New York University.


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