THIS hashtagNIGERIAN GENIUS AT hashtagNASA IS THE FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO EVER EARN PHD IN AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
Dr Wendy A. Okolo is the first black woman to obtain a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and the 2019 winner of the BEYA Global Competitiveness Conference award for the most promising engineer in the United States government.
At only 26 years old, did she became the first black woman to obtain this Ph.D, where she earned both her undergraduate and doctoral degrees. Today, the 30-year-old is an aeronautics and space administration genius.
She works as an aerospace research engineer at the Ames Research Center, a major research centre for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in Silicon Valley. In her undergraduate she was president of the society of women engineers in the university.
Working in the Control Design and Analysis Branch of the AFRL – Wright Patterson Air Force Base – Okolo was part of the team that flew the world’s fastest manned aircraft, which flew from coast to coast in 67 minutes. Okolo, then a graduate student, at first felt she had no place….See her full profile here; https://lnkd.in/gW-tSKi
is she prettier than the literary Genius ?
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Congratulations For making Africa & Nigeria Proud !
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian writer whose works range from novels to short stories to nonfiction. Wikipedia
Born: 15 September 1977 (age 42 years), Enugu