Anastasia Forte

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Dr. Mae Jemison

Dr. Mae Jemison was the first black woman to travel to space.

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Fast Facts about Dr. Jemison’s undergraduate career

  • Entered college at Stanford University at age 16
  • Earned a B.S. in chemical engineering
  • Earned a B.A. in African and African-American Studies
  • Danced ballet, jazz, modern dance, considered dancing professionally instead of going to Med School

Fast Facts about Dr. Jemison’s Medical Career

  • Attended Cornell Medical School
  • Travelled and aided in Cambodia and East Africa during school
  • Interned at Los Angeles USC-Medical Center after graduating
  • Worked with the Peace Corps as a medical officer
  • Worked with the CDC to research vaccines

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