Nigerian Becomes First Black Woman to Bag Ph.D in Aerospace Engineering

Nigerian Becomes First Black Woman to Bag Ph.D in Aerospace Engineering

 

Nigerian-born Dr. Wendy Okolo is  the first black woman to bag a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas.

TechMirror Magazine gathered that Dr Okolo is an aerospace research engineer in the Intelligent Systems Division at NASA Ames Research Center.

She is the first Black woman to obtain a Ph.D. degree in aerospace engineering from University of Texas at Arlington. She is also the Special Emphasis Programs Manager for Women at Ames