In this post, you will find great Margot Lee Shetterly Quotes. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
I want to keep telling stories of ordinary people.
I knew a lot of black scientists, engineers, and mathematicians, and female mathematicians and engineers, women of all backgrounds. So this idea that anyone could be an engineer, a mathematician, or whatever, was something that I had grown up with and thought was really normal.
A lot of times, when you have a story of minorities in America, it’s always this super, oppositional thing. It’s segregation, it’s the racism, and those are the hard facts of the story.
It has been very rare to see a black woman as a protagonist. And also as three-dimensional people – mathematicians, mothers, wives, complicated people, not perfect.
Our next-door neighbour taught physics at Hampton University. Our church abounded with mathematicians. Supersonics experts held leadership positions in my mother‘s sorority, and electrical engineers sat on the board of my parents‘ college alumni associations.
I’m not a scientist or a mathematician.