Katherine Johnson, the NASA Mathematician Who Advanced Human Rights with a Slide Rule and Pencil NASA chief Charles Bolden recalls the historic trajectory of the “human computer” who played a key role in the Apollo 11 moon landing, and as a female African-American in the 1960s, shattered stereotypes in the process. (Katherine Johnson, photographed at Fort Monroe, in Hampton, Virginia. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz)
WAIT BUT LISTEN: Dr. Jemison is one of the most badass women to have ever lived! Went to Stanford at 16: she's a dancer who trained with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre: she holds NINE honorary doctorates in a variety of disciplines: served a doctor in the Peace Corps: founded her own company: and is an all around genius/badass. WHERE IS HER MOVIE, HOLLYWOOD????
October cover star and First Lady Michelle Obama is passionate about Let Girls Learn, an initiative she started that helps young women across the world receive a better education. "We have an obligation to take our education seriously and then to use the skills we develop to help other people," she says in the cover story. Click the link in our bio to learn more about the program. : @thomaswhiteside; styling: @instylemelissa; hair: @johnnywright220; makeup: @carlraymua ✨#InStyleFLOTUS