In Conversation with the Librarian of Congress: Hidden Figures @ The Library of Congress, Washington [14 March]

In Conversation with the Librarian of Congress: Hidden Figures

19:00 - 20:00

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The Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20540
“In Conversation with the Librarian of Congress: Hidden Figures” featuring Margot Lee Shetterly and Donna Gigliotti

Margot Lee Shetterly is the author of “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race.” The Hampton, Virginia, native and University of Virginia graduate is also the founder of the Human Computer Project, an endeavor that is recovering the names and accomplishments of all the women who worked as computers, mathematicians, scientists and engineers at NASA and the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics from the 1930s through the 1980s.

Donna Gigliotti was a producer of the Academy Award-winning film “Hidden Figures,” based upon Shetterly’s book. Gigliotti is one of only nine women to win an Academy Award for best picture. She received her fourth Oscar nomination in 2017 for producing “Hidden Figures,” after winning her first in 1998 for producing “Shakespeare in Love.” She currently serves as President of Tempesta Films, a production company based in New York. She is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the European Film Academy and the Producers Guild of America.
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