Vanessa E. Wyche will become the first Black woman to serve as the director of a NASA center.
Dr. KMarie King will become the first Black woman to sit at the helm of a surgery division at an…
will.i.am teamed up with the Los Angeles Unified School District for the creation of a robotics program for children in…
A Virginia-based middle school has been renamed after NASA trailblazer Katherine Johnson.
Spelman College has unveiled a new initiative designed to increase the representation of Black women in biotech.
Pharrell Williams has launched a tech entrepreneurship initiative for youth.
Dr. Shamaria Engram is the first Black woman to graduate from the Computer Science and Engineering doctoral program at the…
Businessman Robert F. Smith is opening a STEAM education school in Denver.
Billionaire Robert F. Smith has donated $50 million to support STEM students at historically Black colleges and universities.
Harvard Medical School has named one of its academic societies after its first Black tenured professor.
Meharry Medical College has received a $34 million endowment to increase the representation of Black doctors in the U.S.
Howard University has received a $550,000 grant for its Quantum Biology Laboratory.
Monique Mendes is the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Rochester.
Astronaut Jeanette Epps is the first Black woman to join an International Space Station crew.
Dr. Namandjé Bumpus is the first Black woman to chair a department at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Jasmine Bowers is the first Black person to earn a doctorate degree in computer science from the University of Florida.
For the first time in its 274-year history, Princeton University has a Black valedictorian.
NBA star Russell Westbrook donated 650 computers to underprivileged students in Houston so they can continue learning amid the coronavirus…
Former NFL player-turned-doctor Myron Rolle is helping fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Dr. Kizzmekia S. Corbett is leading the effort to find a cure for COVID-19.
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