The Nerds

First female president of the Salk Institute, Nobel prize winner in biology


First female chief scientist of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


First African American woman in space


First Hispanic woman in Space


British-American economist, former Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, current director of the London School of Economics


Internationally celebrated human rights lawyer and advocate.


American computer scientist credited with co-creating the very idea of "software," known for creating the in-flight software used on the Apollo 11 mission


An African-American mathematician who worked at NASA, and who's life was the focus of the movie Hidden Figures


First American woman in space


First American woman to walk in space


First female commander of a Space Shuttle


First woman and first Black American to be the Librarian of Congress


First woman and the first Iranian to win the Fields Medal


“The mother of the Hubble Space Telescope”


Chief Executive Officer of the National Math and Science Initiative


First female American to make the U.S. International Mathematical Olympiad Team