Mae Jemison

The first African-American woman in space discusses her agricultural science initiative.
Mae Jemison joined NASA in 1987, and in 1992 became the first African-American woman to travel to space.
LEGO’s new collection, “Women of NASA” features four game-changing space pioneers.
This Black History Month, let's celebrate the first African-American woman who traveled in space.
In 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin planted the American flag on the moon. Ever since then, space exploration has inspired generations of Americans; General Charles Bolden, surprisingly, was not one of them.
"I never had doubt that women could do any of this stuff."
When bold people walk in faith and work hard to make their dreams come true, the faithless crowd perceives arrogance. Sometimes arrogance is just faith. But the crowd doesn't live its dreams, the crowd doesn't build a business that will impact the world and the crowd doesn't live an extraordinary life.
Bushelle and his wife, Janine Harper, have been styling and photographing their 5-year-old as some of history’s most impressive
Alongside me the day in 1992 when we launched, in the historical background, were others -- the African-American engineers, rocket scientists, physicists, administrators, technicians and life scientists who helped build the space program.
While honored for the mention, Jemison said she does not rest on the fete of what she's done. She moves the needle forward
First Female Astronaut Of Color On Black History Month
I am proud to be among the pioneering cadre of Black astronauts who broke both gravitational and color barriers when we first blasted off into space.
The word bothered me greatly years ago, as aviatrix, a feminization of aviator, seemed to make their accomplishments parenthetical. But I think of it differently these days as I understand the women of that era were different than the men -- they had to be "more."
She joined the Peace Corps as a medical officer in Sierra Leone and Liberia. Some facts about her: Check out the slideshow
This is a message I have been preaching to women for well over a decade, especially to women entrepreneurs.
Women who dare to be great are rising to the top of their professions. None are more exemplary than the three who are being feted at Springboard's Winners' Circle awards October 24th in New York.