Film: 'Hidden Figures' w/ Talk by Whitney Battle-Baptiste
February 19, 2018
Science On The Screen presents the film, "Hidden Figures," followed by a talk by Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Department of Anthropology.
The film tells the story the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
Battle-Baptiste's talk will discuss race, class and gender, the biographies of the real-life women portrayed in "Hidden Figures", and the complexities of why so many of us know so little about their lives or their impact on the space program.