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  • Women and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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    Women and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory

    Science writer Nathalia Holt gave an illustrated talk about women mathematicians and engineers known as “human computers” who were recruited in the 1940s and 1950s to work at the Jet…

  • Women and Computers
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    Women and Computers

    Claire Evans is the author of Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet. She discussed the extensive 20th century contributions of women to the development of computer…

  • Public Service and Peacemaking
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    Public Service and Peacemaking

    Mr. McCarthy talked about the value of public service emphasizing its educational value and how it aids in personal growth. He also talked about women peacemakers and advocated that…