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US Black Heritage: Women Scientists and Mathematicians

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This page is a sub-category of the US Black Heritage Project. The purpose is to specifically categorize African-American women who were scientists or mathematicians. Not only did they have to overcome oppression because of skin color, but also gender discrimination in fields that have been traditionally considered only for men.

Wikipedia WikiTree Occupation(s) Profile Review Connected
Ball, Alice Augusta (1892–1916) Alice Augusta Ball Chemist No Yes
Bath, Patricia (1942–) Patricia Era BathOphthalmologist No No
Boone, Sarah (1832–1905) Sarah (Boone) Marshall Inventor No No
Clark, Mamie (Phipps) (1914–2005) Mamie Phipps Clark Psychologist No No
Daly, Marie Maynard (1921–2003) Marie Maynard Daly Chemist No Yes
Easley, Annie (McCrory) (1933–2011) Annie Jean (McCrory) Easley Computer scientist No No
Lena Frances Edwards (1900-1986) Lena Frances (Edwards) Madison Physician No Yes
Bashen, Janet (Emerson) (1957–) no profile Inventor, entrepreneur, professional, consultant No No
Fraser, Sarah Loguen (1850-1933) Sarah Marinda (Loguen) Fraser physician No Yes
Goode, Sarah E. (Jacobs) (1855–1905) Sarah E. Goode Inventor No No
Griffin, Bessie (Blount) (1914–2009) Bessie Blount Griffin Physical therapist, inventor No No
Jackson, Mary (1921–2005) Mary Winston Jackson Mathematician, Aerospace engineer No No
Jemison, Mae (1956) Mae Jemison Astronaut No No
Johnson, Katherine (Coleman) (1918-2020) Creola Katherine (Coleman) Johnson Physicist, Mathematician No Yes
Kenner, Mary (Davidson) (1918-) Mary Beatrice (Davidson) Kenner Inventor No No
Logan, Myra Adele (1908-1977) Myra Adele Logan Surgeon No Yes
Mahoney, Mary (1845–1926) Mary Eliza Mahoney Nurse No No
Owens, Joan Murrell (1933-2011)Joan Murrell Owens Marine biologist No No
Plummer, Jewel Cobb (1924-2017)Jewel (Plummer) Cobb Biologist No No
Reddick, Mary Logan (1914-1966)Mary (Logan) Reddick Neuroembryologist No No
Shockley, Delores (Cooper) (1930-2020)Delores Cooper Shockley Pharmacologist No No
Snyder, Window (1976–) no profile Computer engineer No No
Staupers, Mabel Keaton (1930-2020)Mabel Elouise (Doyle) Staupers Nurse, activist No Yes
Tyree, G. Bernadette] (19xx–) no profile Biochemist No No
Vaughan, Dorothy (Johnson) (1910-2008) Dorothy Johnson Vaughan Mathematician No No
Washington, Mary (Burke) (1926–2014) Mary Burke Washington Economist No No
West, Gladys Mae (Brown) (1930-) Gladys Mae West Mathematician No No

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