Woman of the Day – Dr. Shirley A. Jackson

Shirley A. Jackson is a physicist who received her Ph.D from MIT. She was the first African-American woman to receive a doctorate from MIT, and is the 18th and current president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

She holds 40 honorary doctorates at last count, and has won a staggering array of honors and awards in her field.

Shirley A. Jackson at Wikipedia.

Dr. Shirley A. Jackson from The Huffington Post

Dr. Shirley A. Jackson from The Huffington Post

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