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Katherine Johnson

With the Help From "Hidden Figures," More Girls Want to Be Like Katherine Johnson

With $22.8 million in ticket sales, the women of "Hidden Figures" were far from being overlooked in box office Read More »

BBC's 100 Women List: Alicia Keys, Katherine Johnson, and More

This year's BBC 100 Women list is filled with some of the world's most inspirational and influential groundbreakers, motivators, and feminists. Read More »

Here's What You Need to Know About the Real Women Behind the 'Hidden Figures' Movie

Inspired by a true story, "Hidden Figures" reveals the history of three of the African-American women who calculated the "important mathematical data n Read More »

Female NASA Mathematician Will Receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom

A female NASA mathematician will receive the United States' highest civilian honor. Katherine Johnson, 97, was named as one the recipients to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Read More »