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E1: If You Want It, You Will - Growing Up in Segregated Louisville

E1: If You Want It, You Will - Growing Up in Segregated Louisville

Update: 2022-09-221
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With a librarian mother and a physician father, YY was brought up in a supportive, educated, and prosperous Black enclave of Louisville, Kentucky. Her parents nurtured her knack for engineering. She got her start as a young child when she repaired the family toaster. An early introduction to a Black pilot group inspired her to fly planes, and she applied to the University of Louisville, where she hoped to study engineering and eventually aeronautics—until she learned her race disqualified her.



Access a transcript of the episode here: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-first-lady-of-engineering-lost-women-of-science-podcast-season-3-episode-1/

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E1: If You Want It, You Will - Growing Up in Segregated Louisville

E1: If You Want It, You Will - Growing Up in Segregated Louisville

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