Margot Lee Shetterly
Margot Lee Shetterly is the author of Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race. She is also the founder of The Human Computer Project, an endeavour that is recovering the names and accomplishments of all the women who worked as computers, mathematicians, scientists and engineers at the NACA and NASA from 1930’s through the 1980s.
She is a Hampton, Virginia native, University of Virginia graduate, an entrepreneur, and an intrepid traveller who spent 11 years living in Mexico. She currently lives in Charlottesville VA.