Back when NASA was called NACA, Vaughan led around 400 female African American mathematicians within NASA Langley ‘s segregated West.


. Dorothy was born on September 20, 1910.



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As well as being the first African-American to receive a promotion at NASA, she was an expert in FORTRAN – a frontrunner of electronic computer programming.

She became a Grade P1 mathematician, helping with the wartime effort at Langley Memorial Aeronautical. . "-'Hidden Figures.

. Even with a husband and six kids, Dorothy did not slow down, and figured out how to be a homemaker and still prosper in her professional career.

Dorothy was born on September 20, 1910.


1932) Dorothy Johnson Vaughan (September 20, 1910 – November 10, 2008) was an American mathematician and human computer who worked for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), and NASA, at Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. In 1949, she became acting supervisor of the West Area Computers, the first.

. In 1943, Dorothy Vaughan, a 32-year-old high school mathematics teacher, started a new job.

Dorothy Johnson nació en Kansas City, Missouri el 20 de septiembre de 1910.

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In 1929 she graduated with a degree in mathematics from Wilberforce University in Xenia, Ohio.


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Dorothy was born in 1910.