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1 African American in Science and Technology by: Dallis Woodley KaVion Martin

2 Annie Easley Annie Easley Computer Scientist Annie Easley was born on April 23, 1933 in Birmingham, Alabama. Ms. Easley has worked for National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Lewis Research Center and its predecessor agency (NACA) in Cleveland, Ohio since 1955. Her computer applications are used to identify energy conversion systems that offer the improvement over commercially available technologies.

3 Roscoe Giles Computer Scientists Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boston University Deputy Director, Center for Computational Science, Boston UniversityCenter for Computational Science Executive Director, Institute for African American E-CultureInstitute for African American E-Culture Team Leader, EOT-PACIEOT-PACI.

4 Katherine G. Johnson: Physicist, Space Scientist, Mathematician Katherine G. Johnson has worked for NASA with the tracking teams of manned and unmanned orbital missions. Ms. Johnson is an Aerospace Technologist at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia. For her pioneering work in the field of navigation problems, she was the recipient of the Group Achievement Award presented to NASA's Lunar Spacecraft and Operations team.

5 Madame C.J. Walker Madame C.J. Walker Inventor In 1905 Sarah Breedlove developed a conditioning treatment for straightening hair. Before her death in 1919 she was a millionaire, one of the most successful business executives in the early half of the twentieth century. One of the first American women of any race or rank to become a millionaire through her own efforts was Sarah Breedlove Walker. The Madam Walker Building, which was completed in 1927 and is a National Historic Landmark, is now called the Madam Walker Theatre Center.

6 Bryan Busby Meteorologists I love my job. It was a childhood dream of mine to be doing TV weather. Since the third grade, this is what I wanted to do. I have a blast up there and I hope it shows," Bryan said. Since coming to KMBC 9 NEWS in 1985, Bryan quickly established himself as Kansas City's leading meteorologist.. Bryan has put KMBC-TV on the "weather map" with innovative programs like "Guaranteed Weather," "EarthStation," "Weather-To-Go," "Bryan Goes to School," and "Instant Weather Network."

7 Roscoe L. Koontz: Health Physicist Scientist Roscoe Koontz was among the first formally trained Health Physicists by participated in the first Atomic Energy Health Physics Fellowship Training Program, in 1948. He designed a pinhole gamma ray camera and collimator and helped to design and make automatic air and water sampling equipment and radiation activity measuring devices.

8 Charles Henry Turner: Zoologist, Entomologist Charles Henry Turner was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on February 3, 1867. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1907, the first African American to earn a doctoral degree in Zoology. He is credited with being the first researcher to prove that insects can hear and can also distinguish pitch. Charles H. Turner published during his career forty-nine papers on invertebrates.

9 Thank you for your contribution to society!! The End

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