Tech Me to the Movies addresses lack of diversity in technology through film

The movie Hidden Figures is the true story of three African-American women working at NASA who played integral roles in one of the greatest achievements in history: launching the first American into space.

Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson broke barriers at NASA—not just for being women but for being African-American in an industry dominated by white men. After all, it was Johnson’s calculations that were key in John Glenn’s successful orbit landing.

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Krystal D. Carter knows something about breaking barriers. As an African-American woman in the enterprise software industry, she has felt the unintended effects of being a woman of color in a field where women of color make up of only 3% of employees.

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