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March 30, 2017 7:00pm–8:00pm

The Women Who Shaped Astronomy, Cosmology, and the Space Program

Aurora Hills Branch Library

735 18th St S, Arlington, VA 22202

Arlington, Virginia 22202

Learn about the women who have sought to understand the stars – for centuries.

Professor Zayna Bizri of Northern Virginia Community College – Annandale discusses how women such as Annie Jump Cannon, Katherine Johnson, Cecilia Payne, Mary Jackson, Grace Hopper and Margaret Hamilton worked alongside men, while struggling to be seen as equals in their quest to understand the cosmos.

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