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France Córdova

MAKING HISTORY: France Córdova Becomes First Female Chief Scientist at NASA

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we highlight the first female Chief Scientist at NASA, France Córdova. Read More »

MAKERS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

It's Hispanic Heritage Month, and MAKERS is proud to honor eight extraordinary women of Spanish, Mexican, Caribbean, Puerto Rican, and Central and South American ancestry for their remarkable contributions and lasting impact in business, science, sports, arts, activism, and politics. Read More »

In Remembrance of Sally Ride

Like many women scientists of my generation, I felt a special affinity with Sally Ride. I met her just after she was selected as an astronaut when she came to visit my graduate institution as part of her training program. Read More »

5 Views on Title IX

Title IX celebrates its 40th anniversary this Saturday, and we have been taking this opportunity to examine the lasting impact of this groundbreaking legislation. Read More »

New MAKERS: Byllye Avery, France Córdova and the Boston Women's Health Collective

  We are so excited to be able to announce the launch of three new sets of MAKERS videos. This week, we’ve added interviews from Byllye Avery, France Córdova, and the Boston Women’s Health Collective.   Read More »